Some of the world’s best contemporary photographs have been revealed.
Over the last few months, photographers from across the globe submitted 105,000 entries to the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards’ “open” competition, spanning 10 different categories including “wildlife,” “portrait” and “street photography.”
On March 28, Sony announced its 10 winners — and their work is striking.
Each winner received a Sony α7 II with lens kit and will go on to compete for the title of 2017 Sony World Photography Awards’ Open Photographer of the Year, which will be announced on April 20.
Below are the 10 winners’ photos and a few of the competition’s finalists that were too stunning not to include:
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