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We put 2021 Professional competition judge Natasha Egan - a leader in the photography museum world - under the spotlight 

Your weekly dose of image inspiration from the best images entered to the Open competition over the past seven days! 

© Hugo Berman, Woman with Red Shawl, Kathmandu, Nepal, 2015

Hugo Berman shares the story behind his passion for travel and portraiture photography. 

The woman signaling to the railroad drivers had been a source of fascination for Sasha Maslov since he was a boy. He seeks out their story for his series Ukrainian Railroad Ladies 

What's caught our eye this week? Check out nine spectacular images from the 2021 Open competition!

2020 Student Photographer of the Year Ioanna Sakellaraki reveals the thinking behind her conceptual project about grief and her homeland

Discover more details about the Alpha Female Award, our programme to celebrate women photographers around the globe

We put 2021 Sony World Photography Awards Professional competition judge Hannah Watson in the spotlight 

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