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".

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014 Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Category "Free Photo - Travel": Mongolia.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

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.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

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.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Category: Smile - "Dirty smile."

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Category: Share of seconds - without a title. Emotional "breakthrough" of the bride on her way to the wedding ceremony.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Arts & Culture: Photo without a name. Hooke's festival.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

The people: young people from the tribe of punishment, Omo, Ethiopia (shot with an infrared filter).

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Travel: the pilgrims and believers in the Kumbh Mela - a major religious festival on the planet.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Nature & Animals: Zeybek (a reference to the Turkish folk dance).

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

The dim lighting, Hail, even in dark times.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Art and culture: beer festival in Munich.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Split Second: home. Homeless children in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

People: untitled. The miners in the gold mines in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

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.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

architecture: the calm before the storm.

Next come the photos in the "Professional" category of

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Landscape: untitled. Skiers in the snow Poland.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Cases urgent: the price of slavery. The collapse of Rana Plaza garment factory.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

architecture: the neighbors.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Campaign: big cat, small cat - advertising campaign cat food "Whiskas".

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

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.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

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.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

architecture: historical gift. Zhong Temple - a 13-storey pagoda - with the imposition of the historical image of the same location.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Landscape: a series of photographs from the air. Iceland.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Landscape: Shanghai's cityscape.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Cases urgent: what is lost? Huckster with a gun near Forcella Naples.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

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.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Sports: soldier, father.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Travel Italy.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Sports: untitled.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Portrait: Crazy couple. Portraits of British subculture of mods.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Portraits: A wet dog.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Portraits: Wax System. Portrait of a wax figure at Madame Tussauds.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

People: Mother and son.

Photo Contest Finalists Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Travel: Polar bear in Svalbard, Norway.

Still Life: Forever.

Portraits of Survivors. Victims using acid in Bangladesh.