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In 2017 Asger Ladefoged was shortlisted in two Professional categories of the Sony World Photography Awards with his projects, 'Alternative Teaching' and 'The Fight for Mosul'.

The ZEISS Photography Award offers photographers the opportunity to showcase their talent to a distinguished jury and international audience. ZEISS equipment and travel funds up for grabs.

"I am always seeking out adventure to capture what I see. I'm traveling in my Ford Transit 2003 campervan, which makes it possible to wake up in a new location every day!" 

As always, we have chosen our best entries of the week to the Open competition. If your image is showcased, you’ve been chosen by our editors as among the best entries so far. 


"Being named Photographer of the Year has given me more exposure than I could ever have imagined. It has opened lots of new doors..." - Frederik Buyckx, 2017 Photographer the Year

The third edition of the hugely popular ZEISS Photography Award is now open for entries. Photographers are asked to submit their best series of 5 - 10 images to the brief: 'Seeing Beyond - Untold Stories'. 

Today we reveal the acclaimed judges for the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards, one of the world’s leading photography competitions. Find out who they are and enter the competition for free today. 


2018 Sony World Photography Awards - Competitions