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Latin America Professional Award

The 2024 edition of the Sony World Photography Awards is now closed. Stay informed by viewing the announcement timeline here, and subscribe to our newsletter to get the latest updates straight to your inbox.

Set up to celebrate dynamic and inspiring photographic work currently created in Latin America, the World Photography Organisation and Sony Latin America created the Latin America Professional Award.

  • Open to all photographers from specific Latin American countries* entering the Professional competition
  • Rewards a shortlist of photographers, including first, second and third place winners
  • Photographers receive Sony digital imaging equipment and exposure through a local regional exhibition within Latin America
  • Please see 'Rules' on the Professional competition page for full image eligibility criteria
  • Deadline is January 12, 2024 at 13.00 GMT

With thousands of people across the planet viewing the successful projects, the aim is for these photographers to benefit from publishing deals, gallery representation and international coverage.

*Please note: to be considered for the Latin America Professional Award, participants must have the nationality of one of the following Latin American countries and reside in any of these during the period of the award (June 1, 2023 - January 2024) Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru.

Prize

1st Place2nd Place 3rd PlaceShortlist - up to 10
Receive Sony digital imaging equipment xxx
Global press exposure xxxx
Inclusion in bookx
Promoted on WPO's website xxxx
Promoted to WPO's online community xxxx

Latin America Professional Award Winners & Shortlist 2023

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Latin America Professional Award Winners & Shortlist 2022

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Latin America Professional Award Winners & Shortlist 2021

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Latin America Professional Award Winners & Shortlist 2020

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How to enter

All photographers from Latin American countries* entering bodies of work (five to ten images) to any of the ten categories in the Sony World Photography Awards’ Professional competition will be considered for the Latin America Professional Award. 

*Please note: to be considered for the Latin America Professional Award, participants must have the nationality of one of the following Latin American countries and reside in any of these during the period of the award (June 1, 2023 - January 2024) Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru.