The hugely successful National Awards reaches countries all around the world, from Australia to Bangladesh, China to Vietnam, and is unique in its scope and reach.
An expert panel of judges is tasked with uncovering and honoring the best single image taken by a photographer from each National Awards country, entered into any of the ten Open categories of the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards.
National Award winners receive a variety of prizes, ranging from having images published in the annual winners' book, through to Sony digital imaging equipment*. In addition, a number of the winners are brought to London to attend the Sony World Photography Awards ceremony, and to see their work exhibited at the prestigious Somerset House.
“Both Sony and the World Photography Organisation have so many networks around the globe. Being a part of the Sony World Photography Awards has given my work tremendous exposure.” - Andrew Suryono, Winner, Indonesia, 2015 National Awards