The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards: our five favourites February 27 2015, 0 Comments

The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

We love photography competitions as these type of competitions give you such an amazing overview of what is going on in the world,sometimes beautiful, sometimes horrific, often very confronting.

The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards gathered some of the best amateur and professional photos around the world. The competition received a record total of 173,444 images from 171 countries this year – 24% more than in 2014. The overall winners, who will be revealed on April 23rd, are competing for a total of $30,000 in cash prizes. Participants competed in 13 professional, 10 open and 3 youth categories.

Our top 5 favourites of the Sony World Photography Awards

The blog 'Bored Panda' made an overview of the best 25 2015 Sony World Photography Awards based on a top 35 in the Huffington Post. Herewith our favourites within these selections!

“On the Tundra” by Simon Morris — People, Open

A Young Nenets boy plays in -40 degrees on Yamal in the Winter in Siberia.

“Frog Story” by Harfian Herdi — Nature & Wildlife, Open

 

Three cute frogs at morning light.

“Exuberance” by Christine Kapuschinsky Johnson — Smile, Open

“Underwater Grace” by Jonathan Yeap Chin Tiong — Sport, Professional

 

 The photographer attempts to capture the underwater grace and juxtaposition of the synchronized swimming team trainings in Singapore.

“Pelican Feeding” by Melissa Little — Nature & Wildlife, Open

 

These pelicans are resident on the point at Port Vincent on the Yorke Peninsular in South Australian and have become as opportunistic as the seagulls waiting for fish offal. 

Source: bored panda