Professional and amateur photographers can enter a competition.
Organized by Sony and the World Photography Organisation
, the 2012 Sony World Photography Awards are open to professionals, enthusiasts and anyone with an interest in photography.
There are five separate competitions: open (for enthusiasts and amateurs), professional, youth award (for photographers under 20), moving image award (combining stills with video) and student focus. New categories for the 2012 edition include "Nature & Wildlife," "Enhanced," "Split Second" and "Low-light."
Winners receive US$5,000 and a trip to London to pick up the prize at the Sony World Photography Awards 2012 gala ceremony.
The 2011 winners are showcased here.
For more information, click here.
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