12 Great Finalists in the Sony World Photography Awards

We love seeing the best photos that have been submitted by photographer all over the world in all types of photo contests and the Sony World Photography Awards is no different. From eerie shots of abandoned places to lighting strikes to stunning landscapes, the shortlist was announced and over 350 amazing entries have made it as a finalist. We wanted to share a few of these photographs with you today! 

Here are 12 great finalists in the Sony World Photography Awards! Enjoy.  

This photo is of the 'Cuernos del Paine' mountain range reflected over the glacial waters of lake Nordenskj in Torres del Paine National Park. 

 Photo credit: Adriano Neves/2016 Sony World Photography Awards 

Photo credit: Adriano Neves/2016 Sony World Photography Awards 

This amazing photo of this polar bear captures him beautifully. 

 Photo credit: Michaela Smidova/ 2016 Sony World Photography Awards

Photo credit: Michaela Smidova/ 2016 Sony World Photography Awards

This photo depicts the 2nd largest fair of India, the Gangaasgar fair in West Bengal, where the devotees worship sun just after their bath. 

 Photo credit: Abhijit Banerjee/ 2016 Sony World Photography Awards

Photo credit: Abhijit Banerjee/ 2016 Sony World Photography Awards

This photo is of the Bryce Amphitheater which glistened as the golden rays of the sun illuminated them. 

 Photo credit: Anasuya Mandal/2016 Sony World Photography Awards

Photo credit: Anasuya Mandal/2016 Sony World Photography Awards

This photo captures a fisherman farming the sea in between the bamboo rods constructed for aquaculture off the coast in southern China. 

 Photo credit: Tugo Cheng/2016 Sony World Photography Awards

Photo credit: Tugo Cheng/2016 Sony World Photography Awards

This amazing landscape shows Iceland, as the unique atmosphere constantly changes as you drive around that country. 

 Photo credit: Nick Kontostavlakis/2016 Sony World Photography Awards

Photo credit: Nick Kontostavlakis/2016 Sony World Photography Awards

What an awesome shot this of of the beautiful night sky. 

 Photo credit: Simone Cmoon/2016 Sony World Photography Awards

Photo credit: Simone Cmoon/2016 Sony World Photography Awards

This photo captures the beautiful and serene Sanur Beach in Bali. 

 Photo credit: Tan Jia Yi/2016 Sony World Photography Awards

Photo credit: Tan Jia Yi/2016 Sony World Photography Awards

This photo is of two birds that were sipping water on the bank, who were unaware of the coming crashing waves. 

 Photo credit: Chaiyot Chanyam/2016 Sony World Photography Awards

Photo credit: Chaiyot Chanyam/2016 Sony World Photography Awards

This photo shows a boy who creatively made a heart shape at the River of Tukad Yeh Unda in Klunghung Sub-District, Klungkung Regency, Bali, Indonesia. 

 Photo credit: Cheung Yin Fang/2016 Sony World Photography Awards

Photo credit: Cheung Yin Fang/2016 Sony World Photography Awards

This photo shows riders warming up before an event at the Thame County Show. 

 Photo credit: Phillip Joyce/2016 Sony World Photography Awards

Photo credit: Phillip Joyce/2016 Sony World Photography Awards

This is such a unique shot of this architecture and the airplane. 

 Photo credit: Ivelin Ivanov/2016 Sony World Photography Awards

Photo credit: Ivelin Ivanov/2016 Sony World Photography Awards

We originally found these photos in an article on Weather.com. Do you love these great photos submitted from photographers all over the world? Here are a few other photography contest winners you may like to check out:


 

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