20 of the Best Shortlisted Photos from Sony World Photography Awards 2015

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International Competition Sony World Photography Awards 2015, is a prestigious event in the world of photography. He gives professionals and new talented photographers a chance to show their best work. Photos in the competition Sony World Photography Awards 2015 are evaluated in several categories according to the level of experience of the participants – there are categories for both beginners as well as for professional photographers.

A total of 173,444 pictures submitted from 171 countries. Winners will be announced in April, and now look at the finalists.

Born blind girl in the field.According to statistics, in India, more than 12 million blind people. (Photo by Brent Stirton, South Africa, Shortlist, Contemporary Issues, Professional, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards):20 of the Best Shortlisted Photos from Sony World Photography Awards 2015

Fly on the water surface. (Photo by Uwe Hennig, Germany, Shortlist, Split Second, Open, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards):

20 of the Best Shortlisted Photos from Sony World Photography Awards 2015

Reflection. (Photo by Sepehr Razmju, Iran, Shortlist, Environment, Youth Competition, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards):

20 of the Best Shortlisted Photos from Sony World Photography Awards 2015

Reef sharks in search of food. (Photo by Byron Dilkes, UK, Shortlist, Travel, Open, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards):

20 of the Best Shortlisted Photos from Sony World Photography Awards 2015

Gymnastics Tournament in Poland. (Photo by Adrian Jaszczak, Poland, Shortlist, Arts & Culture, Open, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards):

20 of the Best Shortlisted Photos from Sony World Photography Awards 2015

Adriatic coast of Italy: view from above. (Photo by Bernhard Lang, Germany, Shortlist, Travel, Professional Competition, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards):

20 of the Best Shortlisted Photos from Sony World Photography Awards 2015

A day in the life of a family photographer. (Photo Ramil Gilvanov / Rimma Gilvanova, Russia, Shortlist, Lifestyle, Professional Competition, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards):

20 of the Best Shortlisted Photos from Sony World Photography Awards 2015

Summer in Lugansk, Ukraine. (Photo by Valery Melnikov | Rossiya Segodnya, Russia, Shortlist, Current Affairs, Professional Competition, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards | RIA Novosti):

20 of the Best Shortlisted Photos from Sony World Photography Awards 2015

Photo appears in the category “Architecture”. Poster, telling about the victory of socialism. (Photo by Klaus Wäscher, Germany, Shortlist, Architecture, Open, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards):

20 of the Best Shortlisted Photos from Sony World Photography Awards 2015

On the question of the Ebola virus. Monrovia, Liberia. Infect husband fell unconscious, his wife standing beside. (Photo by John Moore | Getty Images, United States, Shortlist, Current Affairs, Professional Competition, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards):

20 of the Best Shortlisted Photos from Sony World Photography Awards 2015

Forbidden Zone. The photographer was looking for places to see both the course of technical progress and utopia. (Photo by Danila Tkachenko, Russia, Shortlist, Landscape, Professional Competition, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards):

20 of the Best Shortlisted Photos from Sony World Photography Awards 2015

Gamecock takes a bath. (Photo Panom Archarit, Thailand, Shortlist, Split Second, Open, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards):

20 of the Best Shortlisted Photos from Sony World Photography Awards 2015

Shark Bay dominant, Australia. On older British and Dutch maps was called “Shark Bay”. Bay is a bay with an average depth of 10 meters, which cut two peninsula jutting into the Indian Ocean. Today Shark Bay annually attracts about 120 thousand tourists. In 1991, it contributed to the UNESCO World Heritage List. (Photo by Simon Butterworth, UK, Shortlist, Landscape, Professional Competition, 2015 Sony World Photography Award):

20 of the Best Shortlisted Photos from Sony World Photography Awards 2015

Mount Kenya, the second highest mountain in Africa. (Photo by Simon Norfolk, UK, Shortlist, Landscape, Professional Competition, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards):

20 of the Best Shortlisted Photos from Sony World Photography Awards 2015

Portrait of West Africa. (Photo by Peter Voss, Germany, Shortlist, Smile, Open, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards):

20 of the Best Shortlisted Photos from Sony World Photography Awards 2015

Takanakuy – traditional fighting festival in Peru. (Photo by David Martin Huamani Bedoya, Peru, Shortlist, Arts & Culture, Open, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards):

20 of the Best Shortlisted Photos from Sony World Photography Awards 2015

Norway. Interesting and exciting phenomenon in Norway – the polar night, when the twilight covers the city for several months. In this picture the author tried to combine sport and play of light. (Photo Clas Kristensen, Norway, Shortlist, Sport, Professional Competition, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards):

20 of the Best Shortlisted Photos from Sony World Photography Awards 2015

One of the seven hundred. One in 700 children is born with Down syndrome, which is not cured. (Photo by Sabine Lewandowski, Germany, Shortlist, People, Professional Competition, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards):

20 of the Best Shortlisted Photos from Sony World Photography Awards 2015

Panorama of the Rhine in the Lofoten Islands, Norway. (Photo by Wojciech Kruczynski, Poland, Shortlist, Panoramic, Open, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards):

20 of the Best Shortlisted Photos from Sony World Photography Awards 2015

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