20 Stunning Images From The Sony World Photography Awards 2017 Shortlist

Want to improve your travel photography? Get inspired by these award nominated snaps.

Now in its tenth year, the Sony World Photography Awards, never fails to disappoint. This year’s shortlist has been drawn from an astonishing 227,596 images; taken by professional and amateur photographers from all over the planet.

Here, for your viewing pleasure, is but a small sample of this truly astonishing photography collection. Wildlife, travel, nature…and so much more. It’s all here.

This gallery is sure to put your Magaluf ’07 holiday snaps into perspective.

1) Sorin Rechitan/Romania (Open Competition, Nature)

Photo: Sorin Rechitan

2) Hiroshi Tanita/Japan (Open Competition, Nature)

Photo: Hiroshi Tanita

3) Maximilian Conrad/Germany (Open Competition, Nature)

Photo: Maximilian Conrad

4) Josselin Cornou/France (Open Competition, Nature)

Photo: Josselin Cornou

5) Zhu Jianxing/China (Open Competition, Travel)

Photo: Zhu Jianxing

6) Natsumi Handa/Japan (Open Competition, Wildlife)

Photo: Natsumi Handa

7) Meniconzi Alessandra/Switzerland (Open Competition, Wildlife)

Photo: Meniconzi Alessandra


8) Lo Tsz Him/Hong Kong (Open Competition, Travel)

Photo: Lo Tsz Him

9) Maruf Hossain/Bangladesh (open Competition, Travel)

Photo: Maruf Hossain

10) Alexandr Melnik/Russia (Open Competition, Wildlife)

Photo: Alexandr Melnik

11) Sonalini Khetrapal/India (Open Competition, Wildlife)

Photo: Sonalini Khetrapal

12) Toshiyasu Morita/USA (Open Competition, Wildlife)

Photo: Toshiyasu Morita

13) František Dulik/Slovakia (Open Competition, Wildlife)

Photo: František Dulik

14) Edwin Ong Wee Kee/Malaysia (Open Competition, Travel)

Photo: Edwin Ong Wee Kee

15) Anh Thang Tran/Czech Republic (Open Competition, Travel)

Photo: Anh Thang Tran

16) Taniya Sarkar/India (Open Competition, Travel)

Photo: Taniya Sarkar

17) Masayasu Sakuma/Japan (Open Competition, Nature)

Photo: Masayasu Sakuma


18) Ann Ric/Malaysia (Open Competition, Nature)

Photo: Ann Ric

19) Miyono Okamoto/Japan (Open Competition, Nature)

Photo: Miyono Okamoto

20) Christina Roemmelt/Germany (Open Competition, Nature)

Photo: Christina Roemmelt

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