The L’Iris D’Or Sony World Photography Award received a record number of 180000 entries, coming from 177 countries for 13 professional categories. The photos are about travel, lifestyle, behavior and global updates.
An exhibition of the best images of the competition will be on display at Somerset House in London until May 10.
Here are some of the winner photos.
John Moore, United States – 1st Place Current Affairs
Cosmin Bumbut, Romania – 1st Place Architecture
Aristide Economopoulos, United States – 1st Place Arts & Culture
Sebastian Gil Miranda, Argentina – 1st Place Cam
Rahul Talukder, Bangladesh – 1st Place Conceptual
Scott Typaldos, Switzerland – 1st Place Contemporary Issues
Simon Norfolk, United Kingdom – 1st Place Landscape
Fan Li, China – 1st Place Life
Giovanni Troilo, Italy – 1st Place People
Ruben Salgado Escudero, Spain – 1st Place Portraiture
Riccardo Bononi, Italy – 1st Place Sport
Donald Weber, Canada – 1st Place Still Life
Bernhard Lang, Germany – 1st Place Travel