Sony World Photography Awards Open Competition 2018

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EligibilityPhotographers of all ages, backgrounds, and experience levels
AwardUSD 5,000, Sony digital imaging equipment, flights and accommodation to the awards ceremony in London

About the Program


Last Updated On : 29-12-2017   Posted By : Admin

Sony World Photography Awards Open Competition 2018 invites application from photographers of all ages, backgrounds, and experience levels. The objective of this program is to provide an opportunity to celebrate the best imagery competition on the planet. Under this competition, there are 10 categories in which applicants can enter the competition and can win $5,000, Sony digital imaging equipment, flights, and accommodation.

  • Sony World Photography Awards Open Competition 2018

    Photographers of all ages, backgrounds, and experience levels are eligible to apply.

    How can you apply?

    The application can be done online with the following steps:
    Step 1:
     Enter into the competition.
    Step 2: Now sign up.
    Step 3: Login with your given Gmail and password.
    Step 4: Click to enter the category of your choice.
    Step 5: Upload the image.
    Step 6: Give the image details.
    Step 7: Review and confirm.
    Step 8: Complete.

Terms and Conditions


  • Architecture
  • Culture
  • Enhanced
  • Motion
  • Nature
  • Wildlife
  • Portraits
  • Still Life
  • Street Photography
  • Travel

In each category judges will award:

  • 1 winner
  • Up to 10 shortlisted photographers
  • Up to 40 commended photographers

Terms and Conditions:

  • Images should be not smaller than 1MB and not larger than 5MB. Images should be JPEG files. All images must be saved in the RGB color model. All applicants must be able to supply a high-resolution image suitable for printing in exhibitions should the image be required.
  • Entries will be judged between the 9th January 2018 and the 31st January 2018.
  • Applicants agree to participate in related publicity and to the use of their name and likeness for the purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity without additional compensation.
  • All applicants must be able to supply a high-resolution image suitable for printing in media and an exhibition should the image be required.
  • There are no cash alternatives available for prize winners.
  • Winners will be announced online.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by January, 2024. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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