We are delighted to reveal the grand prize winners for the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards. Belgian photographer Frederik Buyckx secures title of Photographer of the Year.
Tom Oldham is a London-based portrait photographer, focusing mostly on portraits of musicians, sports stars and other "talented folk". He works in locations across the UK and worldwide.
James O’brien has been shooting the world’s top sporting events for the last 20 years. He shoots in various styles and genres, including editorial, commercial, PR, corporate, and portraits.
"I’m looking for the sort work one makes because they can’t imagine not making it…That’s when it feels raw"
"Our culture praises superficial beauty, loudness, overconfidence. The best things are frequently quiet and unassuming, often unseen or ignored."
"Vietnam was all built in my imagination but just thanks to the cinema, through movies like Apocalypse Now.... I was curious to see what the country that defeated the US looked like."
Christian Vizl’s extraordinary underwater photos have landed him 3rd Place in the Natural World category of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards.