Shortlist of the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards

With nearly 320,000 participants, the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards unveiled their shortlist of exceptional images. Let’s take a look at this year’s candidates for the Open competition, where admissions are judged on a single image on various subjects ranging from street photography to landscape or nature. Discover below the superb preselected images, and visit the website to see the others.

© Chaoyang Cai, China, Shortlist, Open, Architecture, 2018 Sony World Photography Awards
© Lester Koh, Singapore, Shortlist, Open, Architecture, 2018 Sony World Photography Awards
© Masumi Shiohara, Japan, Shortlist, Open, Still Life, 2018 Sony World Photography Awards
© Valentina Morrone, Italy, Shortlist, Open, Portraiture, 2018 Sony World Photography Awards
© Yijie Quan, China, Shortlist, Open, Travel, 2018 Sony World Photography Awards
© Andreas Hemb, Sweden, Shortlist, Open, Motion, 2018 Sony World Photography Awards
© Irene Sollecchia, Italy, Shortlist, Open, Street Photography (Open competition), 2018 Sony World Photography Awards
© Jianguang Zhou, China, Shortlist, Open, Enhanced, 2018 Sony World Photography Awards
© Petar Sabol, Croatia, Shortlist, Open, Wildlife, 2018 Sony World Photography Awards
© Thanasorn Janekankit, Thailand, Shortlist, Open, Street Photography, 2018 Sony World Photography Awards
© Yen Sin Wong, Malaysia, Shortlist, Open, Travel, 2018 Sony World Photography Awards
© Fajar Kristianto, Indonesia, Shortlist, Open, Motion, 2018 Sony World Photography Awards
© John White, United Kingdom, Shortlist, Open, Street Photography, 2018 Sony World Photography Awards
© Tina Signesdottir hult, Norway, Shortlist, Open, Portraiture, 2018 Sony World Photography Awards
© Jonas Börnicke, Germany, Shortlist, Open, Travel, 2018 Sony World Photography Awards
© Michele Fornaciari, Italy, Shortlist, Open, Street Photography, 2018 Sony World Photography Awards
© Pedro Jarque Krebs, Peru, Shortlist, Open, Wildlife, 2018 Sony World Photography Awards
© Nikolay Gorbunov, Russian Federation, Shortlist, Open, Landscape & Nature, 2018 Sony World Photography Awards