The 2011 Sony World Photography Awards has announced the shortlist for this year’s professional competition, as selected by a judging committee chaired by British photography critic Francis Hodgson.
The shortlist includes a number of winners and finalists from previous years including Amit Madheshiya, Peter Frank, Denis Rouvre, Giulio Di Sturco and Tommaso Bonaventura. This year’s competition attracted over 105,000 entries from 162 counties.
The 2011 Sony World Photography Awards comprise a Professional competition spanning the three genres of Photojournalism & Documentary, Fine Art and Commercial, and an Open competition for photographers of all abilities.
The winners will be announced on April 27, 2011 at the Odeon Leicester Square in London.