The Sony World Photography Awards has four competitions:
Deadline for submissions: January 14, 2021 13:00 GMT
The Professional competition rewards and showcases the world’s most outstanding bodies of work.
Artists can enter multiple series of works to the following categories: Architecture & Design, Creative, Documentary Projects, Environment, Landscape, Natural World & Wildlife, Portraiture, Still Life, Sport, and Portfolio.
Deadline for submissions: January 7, 2021 13:00 GMT
The Open competition celebrates outstanding standalone images from across the world.
Photographers of all abilities can enter multiple single images to the following categories: Architecture, Culture, Creative, Motion, Landscape, Lifestyle, Natural World & Wildlife, Portraiture, Still Life, Object, Street Photography, and Travel.
Monthly competitions with a changing theme running from July 1 to December 31, 2020
The Youth competition aims to give more opportunities to young photographers aged 12-19. Judges are looking for fresh approaches to photography and images showing the vision of the young photographer.
Deadline for submissions: November 30, 2020 13:00 GMT
The Student competition rewards and showcases the work of the world’s most talented photography students.
Open to academic institutions worldwide, students are challenged to submit a series of five to ten images responding to a particular brief. Ten shortlisted students are then chosen (one from each continent and four judges’ picks). Please check the list of participating institutions to see if your institution is registered.