Sony World Photography Awards 2015: Call for Entries.

Submission Deadline: January 8 2015

Open to:  photographers of all ages and skill levels,

The World Photography Organization is delighted to announce the call for entries to the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards.

The Sony World Photography Awards is widely recognised as the leading global photographic awards programme in existence today.

Launched in 2008, the awards are dedicated to supporting and cultivating photographic culture.  Through a range of annual competitions, we hope to discover new talent in the world of photography and moving image. Whether you are just starting out or a fully-fledged professional you can enter whichever competition you believe suit your level and experience.

The Competitions: 

Professional Competition – for serious photographers.

Are you a serious photographer with a true passion for the job? Do you understand the craft of taking pictures, documenting a story, conceptualising an idea, capturing emotions and evoking a response from those who view the finished product? 

Submit your best work for the chance to become the next Sony World Photography Awards, Professional Photographer of the Year and win our most coveted prize, the L’Iris d’Or, along with prize money of $25,000.

Open Competition – for amateurs and enthusiasts.

Are you an amateur photographer or a photography enthusiast? If so, then this is the competition for you! 

The Open Competition offers 10 diverse categories for you to enter, ranging from Action to Travel. As a Basic Member, you can enter up to 3 photographs for free, submitted into one category or spread across multiple categories.


Student Focus – for those studying photography.

Student Focus offers an international platform to support and connect the next generation of photographers. Throughout the year Student Focus also engages with academic institutions and organises talks, forums, exhibitions, symposiums, portfolio sessions and of course the largest programme of them all

Youth Award – for anyone aged 19 and under.

Whether you are studying photography in school or college, or just have a passion for taking photographs of your daily life, enter this competition for the chance to become the Sony World Photography Awards, Youth Award Winner.


  • Cash Prizes,
  • Equipments,
  • Winners in each category will win a trip and accommodation in London for attending the Sony World Photography Awards

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards


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