SORRY - THIS PHOTO CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED TO ENTRIES

CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST OPEN TO ENTRY PHOTO CONTESTS



The Sony World Photography Awards 2013

Entry: Free Entry
Winner is: Judged & Voted
Deadline: January 09, 2013

Enter Official Website




wpo The Sony World Photography Awards is widely recognised as the leading global photographic awards programme in existence today.

Through conducting a range of annual competitions, we hope to discover new talent in the world of photography and moving image. Whether you are just starting out or a fully-fledged professional you can enter whichever competitions you believe suit your level and experience.

These competitions are your opportunity to showcase your skills and work to a global audience. Be inspired, pick up your camera and get creative! You may be our next winner!

The following competitions are now open for entries until January 4th 2013, 11:59pm (GMT):

Open Competition – for amateurs and enthusiasts.

Youth Award – for anyone aged 19 and under.

Moving Image Award – for those experimenting with moving image narrative formats. (Coming Soon!)

Student Focus – for higher education photography students aged 18 – 28

3D Award – for anyone using true 3D technology in photography or video

Professional Photographers:

The mission of our globally renowned Professional Competition is to discover highly skilled talent from photographers with a true passion for their field. This competition is for serious photographers who are in the process of building their professional reputation or have already achieved notoriety in their field.

The Professional Competition is now open for entries until January 9th 2013, 11:59pm (GMT).



Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: Winner of the open Category will receive:
Title of “Sony World Photography Awards Open Photographer of The Year”
$5,000
Winning image showcased in the London exhibition and the winners book
International exposure on the WPO website
Global media coverage
Flights to London, 2 nights accommodation in a hotel and VIP tickets to attend the Sony World Photography Awards gala ceremony in April 2013
Digital SLR camera equipment from Sony

Winner of the Youth Award will receive:
Title of “Sony World Photography Awards Youth Award Winner”
Winning image showcased in the London exhibition and the winners book
International exposure on the WPO website
Global media coverage
Flights to London, 2 nights accommodation in a hotel and VIP tickets to attend the Sony World Photography Awards gala ceremony, April 2013
Digital SLR camera equipment from Sony

Winner of the Moving Image Award will receive: (Coming Soon!)

Winner of the best overall Student Focus photograph will receive: (Coming Soon!)

Winner of the best overall 3D Award will receive:
Title of “Sony World Photography Awards 3D Photographer of The Year”
Winning image showcased in the London exhibition
Global media coverage
Flights to London, 2 nights accommodation in a hotel and VIP tickets to attend the Sony World Photography Awards gala ceremony in April 2013
3D equipment from Sony

Winner of the “L’iris d’Or” will receive:
Title of “Sony World Photography Awards Photographer of The Year"
$25,000
Membership to the “World Photography Academy”
Exhibition showcase of entire winning series at the Sony World Photography Awards 2013 exhibition and winners book
International exposure on the WPO website
Global media coverage
Flights to London, 2 nights accommodation in a hotel and VIP tickets to attend the Sony World Photography Awards gala ceremony, April 2013
Digital SLR camera equipment from Sony

ELIGIBILITY: Open to All Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: WPO recognizes you, the author of the image, retain full ownership of the copyright in each Entry.

USAGE RIGHTS: All entrants understand that any image submitted to the competition may be used by WPO, and its Event Partners, for marketing and promotional purposes of the event only, for a maximum of three years after the awards ceremony date in April 2013. You hereby grant WPO a non-exclusive, irrevocable licence in each Entry throughout the world for three years in all media for any use connected to the promotion of the SWPA event and/or competition, including, but not limited to:
(a) judging the Competition
(b) displaying the winning entries and runners up at public exhibitions promoting WPO and organised by WPO
(c) inclusion within the Website, a World Photography Awards book, magazine or similar
(d) inclusion within any materials promoting of the Competition and / or any exhibition organised by WPO, in the promotion of the WPO
(e) inclusion on Competition- and exhibition-related products to be sold by the WPO or any third party following the individual agreement by the author
(f) sub-licencing the Entries to the press for reproduction in connection with the Competition and any exhibition
(g) allowing viewers of the Website to view images on a computer screen, PDA or mobile telephone and store such pages in electronic form on disk or on a PDA or mobile telephone (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network) for their personal, non-commercial use only.




Contest terms and conditions

Enter Official Website

Get Contests Via Email for FREE

Join over 65,000 Photographers and get email updates