Sony World Photographer Awards

The World Photography Organization has revealed the finalists and shortlisted photographers in the Professional competition for the Sony World Photography Awards 2022. This year, the Professional competition received over 156,000 images — the highest number of entries in the history of the awards.

Record-Breaking Number of Professional Photo Entries

The coveted Sony World Photography Awards attract photographers from all over the world — 61 countries and 211 territories, to be precise. Earlier this month, the World Photography Organization announced the winners submitted to the Open competition, but now finalists and shortlisted talents have been revealed for the 2022 Professional competition, running for the 15th year.

“The Sony World Photography Awards 2022 finalists and shortlist are as diverse, challenging and, I believe, as powerful as ever,” says Chair of the Jury, Mike Trow, on behalf of the jury.

“The standard of work in the Professional competition surprised me in

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When I was a high school student, my community newspaper did a write-up about a sculpture I did that was on exhibit at a small local art gallery. There was something important about seeing my work published in the newspaper. It made me feel like I was officially not only an artist, but a published artist. That meant a lot to me. I included the newspaper clipping in my portfolio, along with some awardwinning pieces. I went on to study at the Massachusetts College of Art, graduating with a degree in graphic design.

A little recognition from my community went a long way in building my confidence as an artist, and now I have the opportunity to do the same for these students.

The MV Times, with help from school staff and the support of Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, is honored to publish this collection of artwork by the incredibly

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The legendary Abbey Road Studios has announced details of the first-ever Music Photography Awards, to be held at the studios later this year.

The inaugural MPAs will feature the best and most striking music photography from 2021, as voted for by a panel that includes David Bowie photographer Rankin, Moses Sumney, Shygirl, and Rolling Stone’s deputy photo director Sacha Lecca.

Along with a number of closed categories, applications from photographers across the world are welcomed for the Studio, Live, Championing Scenes, and Undiscovered Photographer of the Year awards.

Discussing the awards, Rankin, who leads the judging panel, said: “Throughout my career, it’s always been really important for me to support emerging and undiscovered talent in photography, so the opportunity to partner with one of music’s biggest and most prestigious brands in Abbey Road Studios for this year’s inaugural Music Photographer of the Year Awards, is massively exciting. “Music

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