The Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards are entirely international, welcoming people from across the globe to submit their photographs into an exciting amateur competition, which is run alongside the Professional Awards.

As an amateur photographer, you also have the opportunity to be judged by the World Photographic Academy in the hopes of taking the stage in Cannes to receive one of the most sought after prizes in the competition: The Sony World Photography Awards Amateur Photographer of the Year.

Each photographer may submit up to a total of 3 photographs into the competition for free.

The 3 photographs can be submitted into any one amateur category or spread across two - three different categories; to view the categories please click on the link to the left.

Prize:

Winner of the Best overall photograph will receive:

  • Recipient of the title “Sony World Photography Awards Amateur Photographer of The Year”
  • $5,000
  • Winning image will be exhibited on the Sony World Photography Awards’ website and promoted to creatives worldwide
  • Flown to Cannes, and 2 nights accommodation in a hotel on the famous Croisette and receive VIP tickets to attend the evening gala awards ceremony, taking place on the 15th of April,
  • Sony Gift Winners of each individual category will receive:
  • Recipient of the title “Sony World Photography Awards Amateur category name Photographer of The Year"
  • Exhibited in the Winner’s Exhibition and published in the Winner’s Book
  • Winning image will be exhibited on the Sony World Photography Awards’website and promoted to creatives
  • Sony Gift

    Deadline: 4th December

    For more information and application, visit: The Sony World Photography Awards Website
  • Scholarship 2017/18

    Undergraduate Scholarships,
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.