The world’s best single photographs revealed by 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

1st place in National Awards (Australia) – ‘Vice’, Evan George

Ten extraordinary photographs from across the globe are today revealed as the winners of the Open categories of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s largest photography competition.

The winners were selected from more than 105,000 entries to the Awards’ Open competition, with the expert panel of judges looking for the best single photographs across ten categories.

The overall winner will be announced on the 20th  April alongside the winners of the Professional competition, which is judged on a body of work.

National Awards

The winners of the Sony World Photography Awards National Awards, a global program to find the best single photographs taken by local photographers in 66 countries, were also announced today.

In Australia they were:

‘Vice’ by Evan George (top image)
Golden Flare - Gordon Becker 
Golden Flare – Gordon Becker
Photograph by Edwina Pickle
Dreaming of becoming the first muslim hijabi ballerina in the world – Edwina Pickles


About World Photography Organisation

The World Photography Organisation is a global platform for photography initiatives. Working across up to 180 countries, our aim is to raise the level of conversation around photography by celebrating the best imagery and photographers on the planet.