The Sony World Photography Awards are one of the world’s leading photography competitions, the exhibition showcases the winning and shortlisted photographers from the 139,000 submissions from across all disciplines, from fine art to photojournalism to lifestyle.
Reflecting the very best international contemporary photography from the last year, the exhibition includes photographs to suit all tastes. Well-documented scenes are given a fresh look with ground-breaking photography styles and photographers of all abilities will be inspired to shoot their own view of the world.
The winning and shortlisted images featured were selected by a panel of industry experts from submissions by photographers from 166 countries. The diverse range of topics evoke many emotions and the show includes: humorous portraits of wet dogs at a grooming salon; glamorous behind-the-scenes pictures at a Brazilian drag queen pageant; stunning aerial images of Israel’s landscape; an intimate look at lions in their natural habitat and many touching stories which makes the viewer question how the photographer gained access to such personal moments.