“Horse Motion.” A horse breeder plays a horse in one of the stables of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Abbas Alkhamis, Saudi Arabia, Winner, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards. –
One of the largest and most prestigious photo contests in the world has revealed its first wave of 2020 winners. The Sony World Photography Awards National winners focus on the best regional talent across more than 60 countries around the globe.
Via Ferrata de Luca-Innerkofler, in northeast Italia, by Atanas Chulev of Bulgaria. –
The 2020 Sony World Photography Awards received a record breaking 350,000 submissions, with 190,000 entries into its Open category. The Open category spans a number of thematic sections, all seeking the best single photograph from either amateur or professional photographers.
The Mountains of Romania by Arvids Baranovs of Latvia.
All entries in the Open category automatically qualify for a national award based on the nationality of the photographer, and this year 63 countries are celebrated in the National and Regional awards. The winning selections span a spectacularly diverse variety of images from gorgeously framed drone shots to surreal and fantastic portraits.