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"I think a great portrait is the one that moves you, and that makes you feel something. It doesn’t matter whether the feeling is about the person portrayed, or about the person photographing..."

This week we choose some of our favorite Low Light entries from the past 3 years of the Open competition of the Sony World Photography Awards. Enter the 2017 competition for free today.

"We live surrounded by the stories, earthquakes, evolution, birth, disappointment and loves of life. Photography is a poetry and a visual dialog with the self and

"Photography is a door-opener to many different worlds I would never have an excess to otherwise. It offers me the possibility to dive into a new world every day..."


One winning photographer will be awarded with €12,000 worth of ZEISS lenses, €3,000 travel expenses to complete a dream photography project in the location of their choice + a trip to London! 

TRAJECTORY, on at theprintspace Gallery until November 1, is a comprehensive showcase of graduate talent from the 2016 season. 

Experts from across the photographic industry will come together to decide the best images shot in 2016. They will choose from the awards’ Professional, Open, Youth, National Awards and Student Focus competitions.


2015 Sony World Photography Awards

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Sony World Photography Awards - 2017 Categories