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2019 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition

The 2019 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition at Somerset House is now closed.

Dorsett Hospitality International has collaborated with the World Photography Organisation to be the Sony World Photography Awards official hotel partner for 2019. A selection of images 15 award-winning images from the Open competition and National Awards program travels to Dorsett Shepherd's Bush from May 10 to 26 before continuing to Dorsett Hotels in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and China. See tour dates here.

More information on the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards International Exhibition to follow. 

“This exhibition is an excellent snapshot of a lot of the best photography of 2018.” 
Erin Barnett, Director of Exhibitions and Collections, International Center of Photography (USA) 

“The photographers we’ve selected who are part of this exhibition are very much the vanguard, they’re the next generation in the medium.”
Brendan Embser, Managing Editor, Aperture (USA) 



2019 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition at Somerset House  

Sensational images of our world were on show at the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition. Winning and shortlisted images from the Award’s four competitions Professional, Open, Youth and Student, were seen across the East and West Wing galleries of the Somerset House from April 18 to May 6. A unique curation of images by the Awards’ 2019 Outstanding Contribution to Photography recipient Nadav Kander was also exhibited in the East Wing gallery.

In the West Wing gallery was work by recipients of the 2018 Professional and Student Grants, the Sony Alpha Female Grant, as well as the shortlisted and winning imagery of the ZEISS Photography Award 2019. Another highlight was the ten most swapped images from The Swap Project, an initiative between the World Photography Organisation and the creativehub.