Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014
• Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014
World Organization announced the list of Photographers Sony World Photography Awards 2014 finalists - in one of the most prestigious photographic competitions in the world. This year, photographers from 166 countries submitted nearly 140 000 of his works, a record in the history of the competition. Works all the photographers included in the short list, along with the works of the winners, will be exhibited from 1 to 18 May in London's cultural center Somerset House.
We present our finalists in the category "Free photo" and "Professional".
Category "Free Photo - Travel": Mongolia.
The winners of the open categories will be announced on March 18. Won the category "Professional", as well as a special award "Photographer of the Year" will be announced at a ceremony in London on 30 April.
Photo: "Smile: yellow guy." The boy during the celebration of the Indian festival of Holi colors.
These photos will go to Somerset House, London, the exhibition "2014 Sony World Photography Awards". Tickets on it is already available. The winners will also be presented in the book "2014 Sony World Photography Awards".
Category: Nature and animals - What you looking at? Orangutan cub in the arms of his mother.
Category: Smile - "Dirty smile."
Category: Share of seconds - without a title. Emotional "breakthrough" of the bride on her way to the wedding ceremony.
Arts & Culture: Photo without a name. Hooke's festival.
The people: young people from the tribe of punishment, Omo, Ethiopia (shot with an infrared filter).
Travel: the pilgrims and believers in the Kumbh Mela - a major religious festival on the planet.
Nature & Animals: Zeybek (a reference to the Turkish folk dance).
The dim lighting, Hail, even in dark times.
Art and culture: beer festival in Munich.
Split Second: home. Homeless children in Chittagong, Bangladesh.
People: untitled. The miners in the gold mines in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.
Panorama: swimming Vakil. Panoramic photo of the four "cross-linked" pictures in the style of "fish eyes". Vakil Baths - a very popular historical place in Shiraz, Iran.
architecture: the calm before the storm.
Next come the photos in the "Professional" category of
Landscape: untitled. Skiers in the snow Poland.
Cases urgent: the price of slavery. The collapse of Rana Plaza garment factory.
architecture: the neighbors.
Campaign: big cat, small cat - advertising campaign cat food "Whiskas".
Arts & Culture: shine, baby. The "Shine, baby," explores the culture of girls in Australia as part of events such as beauty contests, in particular, for young people.
Arts & Culture: Rakher Upobash. An elderly Indian woman with lights (prodip) prays to God before the temple of the Ashram during the festival Rakher Upobash in Baroda, Bangladesh.
architecture: historical gift. Zhong Temple - a 13-storey pagoda - with the imposition of the historical image of the same location.
Landscape: a series of photographs from the air. Iceland.
Landscape: Shanghai's cityscape.
Cases urgent: what is lost? Huckster with a gun near Forcella Naples.
Cases urgent: No More Moore. Within 39 minutes of 20 May 2013 the strongest tornado with winds, which reached 337 km per hour, swept through the 27-kilometer route. City of Moore, Oklahoma, received the brunt. 13-year-old Destiny Pearman collects things from his shattered bedroom. She and her mother were most afraid that the house was razed to the ground, but, to their happiness, he persevered, though, and was destroyed. The main concern of the whole family - drugs and medicines for epilepsy patient Destiny - were where they left them.
Sports: soldier, father.
Portrait: Crazy couple. Portraits of British subculture of mods.
Portraits: A wet dog.
Portraits: Wax System. Portrait of a wax figure at Madame Tussauds.
People: Mother and son.
Travel: Polar bear in Svalbard, Norway.
Still Life: Forever.
Portraits of Survivors. Victims using acid in Bangladesh.