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Sony World Photography Awards shortlist unveiled

“The 2012 edition of the Sony World Photography Awards is just around the corner – coming to London in April. But, the World Photography Organisation has today announced its shortlisted photographers………

The World Photography Organisation has today unveiled its shortlist for the 2012 Sony World Photography Awards, which includes dozen of professional and amateur photographers selected from more than 112,000 entries.

In the Professional competition, photographers could enter images in more than 12 categories in three sections – Photojournalism & Documentary, Fine Art and Commercial.

The selected photographers, and finalists, will see their work exhibited in April at Somerset House in London, with the winners announced in a high-profile ceremony at the Hilton Hotel on London’s Park Lane.” writes Olivier Laurent in the BJP…MORE

This series depicts Death row prisoner’s last meals. The project was a collaboration with graphic designer, Matt Prosser, who used the images to illustrate a mock-up book on the subject. The crime committed by each prisoner was printed on one side of the book, the image on the other, juxtaposing text with image. © Helen Thompson, UK, Professional Shortlist, Still Life, Sony World Photography Awards 2012.

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