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Meet Sebastião Salgado, 2024's Outstanding Contribution to Photography Recipient



Enter the world of Sebastião Salgado, the Sony World Photography Award's 2024 Outstanding Contribution to Photography recipient, in this special artist film. One of the world's most influential photographers, Salgado was born in 1944 in Aimorés, Brazil.

The overall winners of the Sony World Photography 2024 were just announced at an awards ceremony in London. Discover the best images from around the world, dive into the captivating stories beyond the lens and reveal who received the prestigious title of the Photographer of the Year.

Now in it’s 17th year, Sony World Photography Awards is one of the world’s biggest and most prestigious photography competitions celebrating the work of leading and emerging photographers from around the world.

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© Ernesto Benavides, Peru, 1st Place, Latin America Professional Award, 2024 Sony World Photography Awards

Discover the greatest photography projects from 2023 shot by photographers working within the Latin American region

Discover the results of the Sony World Photography Awards 2024 Open competition

On International Women's Day we reveal the winner & shortlist of the Alpha Female Award set up to champion women photographers