Image: Chen Li, Winner: Open Travel
The Sony World Photography Awards has announced the ten category winners of the Open Competition.
Chaired by WDC's editor Nigel Atherton, the Open Competition is for all photo enthusiasts and selects winners in ten different categories, each of whom receives an Alpha 6000 and has their images form part of the Sony WPA exhibition showing at london's Somerset House from May 1.
These ten winners now compete for the title of Sony World Photography Awards Open Photographer of the Year, which will be announced at the awards ceremony on April 30.
Scroll down to see some of the winning images from the Open Competition:
Image: Alpay Erdem, Winner: Open Smile
Image: Vlad Eftenie, Winner: Open Low-light
Image: Kylli Sparre, Winner: Open Enhanced
Image: Holger Schmidtke, Winner: Open Architecture
Image: Gert van den Bosch, Winner: Open Nature & Wildlife
Image: Hairul Azizi Harun, Winne: Open Split Second
Image: Arup Ghosh, Winner: Open People
Image: Valerie Prudon, Winner: Open Arts & Culture
Image: Ivan Pedretti, Winner: Open Panoramic