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Sony World Photography Awards 2022 announcement digital programme

After last year’s roaring success, we’ve decided to bring the dynamic virtual version of the Sony World Photography Awards 2022 overall announcement back to our global audience. We hope that sharing the biggest event in our calendar with thousands of you across the planet will keep you all energised, inspired, and excited for next year's Awards. 

The dedicated multimedia digital programme includes an exclusive Sony World Photography Awards 2022 winners announcement video, an impressive virtual exhibition, a free downloadable book, and online galleries showcasing this year’s successful photographers. 

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Winners' Announcement Video

Watch our exclusive winners' announcement video from the Sony World Photography Awards! This exciting video reveals the highly anticipated overall winners from the 2022 Professional, Open, Student and Youth competitions – plus the Professional competition category winners and an exclusive part dedicated to Edward Burtynsky, our 2022 OCP recipient.

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Sony World Photography Awards book 2022

Showcasing the best global contemporary photography awarded in our 2022 competitions, this year's Sony World Photography Awards book is available as a free downloadable PDF. Readers will also enjoy a unique essay on this year's Outstanding Contribution to Photography recipient Edward Burtynsky

Download for Free


Winners’ galleries

Welcome to our online galleries! Here, you will be able to delight in all the winning images of this year’s Sony World Photography Awards. Grab a seat and a cup of tea before you immerse yourself in this wonderful curation of photographs - you won’t be able to look away!

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Sony World Photography Awards 2022 virtual exhibition

Experience this year’s Awards’ most successful images from the comfort of your home! Learn more about the world we live in through this impressive digital display. You can travel through the exhibition at your own pace and zoom in to photographs to take a closer look or read the accompanying captions.

View Virtual Exhibition