"I don't think that architecture is only about shelter, is only about a very simple enclosure. It should be able to excite you, to calm you, to make you think." - Zaha Hadid
"The photo is free from narrative unlike the cinema or literature. At the same time it takes the image from the real world."
"As many documentary photographers attempt to convey everyday life through street photography, I also attempt to convey every day life through landscapes."
We're pleased to present our second edition of the best entries to the Open competition of the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards. Entry is free for all photographers.
"Photography speaks all languages and it's the most powerful way to tell stories. Professional photographers are needed more then ever, both in photojournalism, documentary and art."
Maroesjka Lavigne was one of the first ever Sony Grant recipients. She has spent the last year travelling and gathering images for a new series exploring the surfaces of Earth.