ソニーワールドフォトグラフィーアワードを通じ才能あふれる野心的な写真家をサポートします。 その具体策として2018年も4人の写真家に活動支援金“ソニーグラント”を進呈します。 また今年で2年目となる学生フォーカス部門参加者に対する奨学金の支給も行います。
2019 Professional Grant recipients
Sony has chosen the below category winners to receive the 2019 Grant:
Yan Wang Preston | UK | Landscape Winner
Ed Thompson | UK | Brief 3rd Place Winner
Kohei Ueno | Japan | Sport 2nd Place Winner
Tuomas Uusheimo | Finland | Architecture 2nd Place Winner
Each receives $7,000 (USD) and Sony digital imaging equipment to create work of their choice.
2019 Student Grant Recipients
For the third year, Sony has commissioned three photographers from the Student Focus competition to work together on a new body of work.
Joel Davies | UK | Central St Martins
Sam Delaware | USA | Pacific Union College, 2016 Youth Photographer of the Year
Tobias Kristensen | Denmark | Danish School of Media & Journalism
2018 Professional Grant recipients
2018 Student Grant Recipients
For the second year, Sony has commissioned three photographers from the Student Focus competition to work together on a new body of work. The theme for this body of work will be announced later in the year.
2017 Professional Grant recipients
Four Professional category winners from the 2017 Awards were chosen by Sony to receive grants to pursue a project of their choice.
The 2017 Sony Grant recipients from the professional category are:
2017 Student Grant recipients
Continuing to engage with the next generation of photographers, three young artists shortlisted in the 2017 Student Focus competition were commissioned to create a new body of work.
Working together as a collective across three continents, the photographers were challenged discover “How photography transforms our encounters with everyday objects?”
The three photographers are:
2016 Professional Grant recipients
Three Professional category winners from the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards were chosen by Sony to receive grants to pursue a project of their choice.
The 2016 Sony Grant recipients from the professional category are: