Sony World Photography Awards 2011 Open/ Professional Competitions

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Category Other Competition
Type International, Award, Open, Two-Stage, Onymous
Genre Photography
Country London, UK
Registration Deadline 5 January 2011 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 5 January 2011 (via Online)
Eligibility Professional only: All entrants must be over 18.
Target Field Open: Images taken in 2010/ Professional: Works first published in 2010 and Un-published work taken in 2010

Categories
Open Competition:
- Action
- After Dark
- Architecture
- Arts & Culture
- Fashion
- Nature & Wildlife
- Panoramic
- People
- Smile
- Travel
Professional Competition:
- Commercial
- Fine Art
- Photojournalism & Documentary

Jury
Members of the World Photographic Academy

Prize
Open Competition Prizes:
- Winner of the Best overall photograph: $5,000 and Flights to London, and 2 nights accommodation in a hotel and receive VIP tickets to attend the evening gala awards ceremony and Sony digital SLR camera equipment
- Winners of each individual category: Sony digital SLR camera equipment
Professional Competition Prizes:
- Sony World Photography Awards Photographer of The Year “L’iris d’Or”: $25,000 and 2 nights accommodation in a hotel and receive VIP tickets to attend the evening gala awards ceremony and Sony digital SLR camera equipment
- Winners of each individual category: 2 nights accommodation in a hotel and receive VIP tickets to attend the evening gala awards ceremony and Sony digital SLR camera equipment

Entry Fee
None

Entries
Open Competition: a total of 3 photographs
Professional Competition: up to a total of 10 images into a single professional category and a minimum of 3

Timetable
A shortlist of photographers announcement: February 2011
The winners announcement: March 2011
Awards ceremony: 27th April, 2011 in London

Links
Past winners

Organizer
The World Photography Organisation (WPO)

Official Website
http://www.worldphoto.org/