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Michael Runkel is a travel photographer who specializes in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Read more in our interview!

"I would like the students not think too much about the images they enter."

"I believe that photography has a great power of denunciation, it allows one to open the eyes and to sensitize, but it also allows you to promote a change of view."

Photographer Tom Oldham has used the Professional Sony Grant to explore ‘Ball Culture’, LGBTQ+ community events which originated in 1970s Harlem.

Check out some of our favorite submissions to the Open Competition of the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards. Entry is free for all. 

"I enjoy a lot when I shoot, particularly when I’m with friends that have common interests. I enjoy having a good time while exploring the beauty of the world."

Photographer Amanda Harman is publishing a book called “A Fluid Landscape,” based on a series that was shortlisted in the Landscape category of the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards.

Luis Arevalo explains how at his darkest moments, going outdoors has given him comfort and has allowed space to heal.

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2019 Sony World Photography Awards - Competitions