The National Awards program celebrates local photographic talent in 60+ countries worldwide. It honors stand out single images taken from any of the ten Open competition categories and is an extra opportunity for photographers to be recognized and rewarded at a local and international level.
More than 400 National Award winners and finalists have been given global exposure and opportunity since the program launched eight years ago. Winners receive a variety or prizes, ranging from Sony digital imaging equipment to having their work featured in the Sony World Photography Awards winners book and being shown at the annual Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition in London.
- To be eligible for the National Award program, you must hold the nationality of the country of the National Award and currently be residing in the country at the time of the Award.
- All images submitted in any of the ten Open categories of the Sony World Photography Awards are automatically entered into the National Awards program