Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Sony World Photography Awards final Shortlist 2016

 Sony World Photography Awards 2016: the final shortlist

More than 230,000 images were entered into the World Photography Organisation’s professional, open and youth categories, encompassing the delicate handling of private moments to the capturing of the year’s biggest news stories.
Themes covered include the Ukraine conflict, Europe’s refugee crisis, and drone and underwater photography.
All shortlisted images will go on show at London’s Somerset House from 22 April to 8 May

A worker walks through dry farm fields in Los Banos, California. Water regulators have adopted strict quotas in urban areas as the state’s drought enters its fourth year.

Alexander Semenov, Russia

Professional; Environment

“This series represent exploration of the most extreme and far cold-water seas, washing the coasts of Russia, because only few people in the world had chance to dive there. These seas are true pearls of nature, hiding mysteries and treasures not only for divers and scientists - there is another universe with it’s own aliens and fantastic creatures.”


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