2016 Sony World Photography Awards - Open Photographer of the Year
Kei Nomiyama takes photos of nature and wildlife from all over the world while studying environmental pollution issues. He especially enjoys underwater photography which is his lifework. Moreover, he has challenged nature through various photographs of fireflies, snow monkeys and whales. His work has been exhibited by many news, media, and websites of all over the world. 2016 IPA: The International Photography Awards, Underwater 1st Place, and 2016 Best of Show photographers; 2016 Sony World Photography Awards, Open photographer of the year; 2016 Sony World Photography Awards Japan National Award; 2016 The Guardian news eyewitness; 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest, Editors Favorite.