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2022 Professional competition Winners

Photographer of the Year

Congratulations to Adam Ferguson (Australia) for being awarded this year’s Photographer of the Year title for his series Migrantes. As well as winning a $25,000 (USD) cash prize, Ferguson is given a range of Sony digital imaging kit plus global online coverage. Speaking about the series, Mike Trow, Chair of the 2021 Professional competition says: ‘By giving his subjects the shutter release Adam hands a certain power to the sitter to make that decision on how to be perceived. These photographs are beautiful, meaningful and kind.’


Category Winners

Photographers could submit a series of five to ten images interpreting one of the ten categories. Each submission entered into the Professional competition was rigorously judged by a panel of expert judges. This year’s category winners each receive Sony digital imaging kit and global online coverage.


Architecture & Design






Documentary Projects


















Still Life



Wildlife & Nature