Sony World Photography National Awards
March 26, 2016
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There are many photography awards, the Sony version is not my favourite but with every award or competition there are some that stand out. Here are some from the current national awards
The winners and runners-up in the Sony World Photography National Awards have been revealed. An expert panel selected the best image taken by a photographer from each of the 60 participating countries.
Here is a selection of some of the winners as shown on the BBC website
Image copyright Minh Thanh NgoImage captionThe winner for Vietnam, Minh Thanh Ngo, focused on the traditional custom of lighting lanterns on the Perfume River in Hue City.
Image copyrightPedro Diaz MolinsImage captionPedro Diaz Molins took first place for Spain with this image of an old couple on a beach.
Image copyrightKhairel Anuar Che AniImage captionWinner for Malaysia was Khairel Anuar Che Ani who captured a tired moment while Rejang dancers wait their turn the during Melasti Festival in Bali, Indonesia.
Image caption Abhijit Banerjee was awarded first place in India with this photograph titled Gangasagar Fair, taken at India’s second-largest fair, which takes place in West Bengal’s Sagar Island.
Image copyrightLuis PortellesImage captionA colourful graphic shot by Luis Portelles was awarded third place for Canada.
Here is the Sony website
The winning images will be shown at Somerset House, London, from 24 April – 10 May.