10 Winning Photos in the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards draws a huge variety of photography to its competition... some that are inspiring and emotional and absolutely stunning from around the world. This year’s awards had a record-breaking 127,098 images submitted from countries all over the world. 

There were 14 categories that were divided into two distinct genres: Art and Documentary. Both genres included new category additions, with Art presenting the new Staged and Candid categories and Documentary including Daily Life and Environment.

Today we wanted to share with you 10 winning photos from the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards that are all simply amazing. We hope you enjoy! 

 Enchanted Bamboo Forest - Kei Nomiyama, Japan, Winner, Open, Low Light, 2016

Enchanted Bamboo Forest - Kei Nomiyama, Japan, Winner, Open, Low Light, 2016

 Photo credit: Amelie Labourdette - Empire of Dust. 1st Place, Architecture

Photo credit: Amelie Labourdette - Empire of Dust. 1st Place, Architecture

 Julien Mauve - Greetings From Mars. 1st Place, Conceptual.

Julien Mauve - Greetings From Mars. 1st Place, Conceptual.

 Photo credit: Francesco Amorosino - Migrant Tomatoes. 1st Place, Still life.

Photo credit: Francesco Amorosino - Migrant Tomatoes. 1st Place, Still life.

 Kevin Frayer - Eagle Hunters of Western China. 1st Place, Enviornment

Kevin Frayer - Eagle Hunters of Western China. 1st Place, Enviornment

 Marcello Bonfanti - Ebola Survivors. 1st Place, Portrait

Marcello Bonfanti - Ebola Survivors. 1st Place, Portrait

 Angelos Tzortzinis - In Search of the European Dream. 1st Place, Current Affairs.

Angelos Tzortzinis - In Search of the European Dream. 1st Place, Current Affairs.

 Alberto Alicata - Iconic B. 1st Place, Staged.

Alberto Alicata - Iconic B. 1st Place, Staged.

 Kirstin Schmitt - Waiting for the Candymen. 1st Place, Candid.

Kirstin Schmitt - Waiting for the Candymen. 1st Place, Candid.

 Nikolai Linares - Second Best. 1st place, Sport.

Nikolai Linares - Second Best. 1st place, Sport.


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