Highlights from the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist
Sony and WPO (World Photography Organization) have pronounced the shortlist for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards. The photos were selected from 139,544 images submitted by the 166+ countries in professional, open and youth categories. It is the highest turnout in the seven year history of the WPO. From May 1-18, all the shortlist images will be displayed at Somerset House, London. It is the part of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition. The winners of the competition will be exposed 30 April at the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Gala Ceremony in London. [VIA]
Kacper Kowalski, Poland: Finalist Landscape Professional Competition: The few specks of color from a vantage point
Wilfred Berthelsen, Norway – Finalist Travel Professional Competition
Sophie Gamand, United States – Finalist Portraiture Competition: Wet Dog is a series of portraits of dogs caught mid‐bath.
Chloe Bartram, Australia – Finalist Arts & Culture Professional Competition: Sparkle, baby’ explores girl culture in Australia.
Alpay Erdem, Turkey – Shortlist Smile Open Competition: “A muddy face from the mud bath going into the lake.”
Chin Boon Leng, Singapore – Shortlist Nature & Wildlife Open Competition: “A baby Orangutan peeking out from his mother’s embrace.”
Simon Morris, UK – Shortlist Travel Open Competition: “A hunter rests in his little house on the plains of Western Mongolia with his Eagle which is hooded.”
Hasan Baglar, Cyprus – Shortlist Nature & Wildlife Open Competition: “That’s Dance, Sunward and Zeybeks.”
Wolfgang Weinhardt, Germany – Shortlist Travel Open: Pilgrimage of devotees Indonesia.
Nicolas Reusens, Spain: The Knight and his Steed
Bonnie Cheung, Hong Kong: Jump of Life
Holger Schmidtke, Germany: Lightsnake
YongSheng Zheng, China: Finalist Sport Professional Competition: Group Race Cow