33 Stunning Images Shortlisted For The Sony World Photography Awards 2017

'Lonely Tree' by Tom Jacobi is shortlisted in the Professional Landscape category.Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

To mark the occasion, more than 277,000 photographs have been submitted from 183 countries around the world.

Suffice to say, those that have made Sony's coveted shortlist are breathtaking and thought-provoking.

Overall winners will be revealed April 20 whereafter they will be exhibited with shortlisted and commended entries at Somerset House in London.

The following shortlisted entries are taken from the Professional and Open competitions — both of which entail 10 categories. 

'Silent Kingdom' — Christian Vizl (Mexico), Professional, Natural World

'Silent Kingdom' — Christian Vizl (Mexico), Professional, Natural World
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'Moody' — Ann Ric (Malaysia), Open, Nature
'Moody' — Ann Ric (Malaysia), Open, Nature
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'Urban Symmetry' — Zsolt Hlinka (Hungary), Professional, Architecture
'Urban Symmetry' — Zsolt Hlinka (Hungary), Professional, Architecture
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'Mourning Ceremony' — Emrah Karako (Turkey), Open, Culture
'Mourning Ceremony' — Emrah Karako (Turkey), Open, Culture
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'Diamond-Dust' — Masayasu Sakuma (Japan), Open, Nature
'Diamond-Dust' — Masayasu Sakuma (Japan), Open, Nature
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'Far From Gravity' — Alex Andriesi (Romania), Open, Enhanced
'Far From Gravity' — Alex Andriesi (Romania), Open, Enhanced
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'The Human Comedy' — Vito Leone (Italy), Open, Culture
'The Human Comedy' — Vito Leone (Italy), Open, Culture
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'Inhabitants of the Empty' — Yulia Grigoryants (Armenia), Professional, Daily Life
'Inhabitants of the Empty' — Yulia Grigoryants (Armenia), Professional, Daily Life
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'China West' — Julien Chatelin (France), Professional, Architecture
'China West' — Julien Chatelin (France), Professional, Architecture
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'Lonely Tree' — Tom Jacobi (Germany), Professional, Landscape
'Lonely Tree' — Tom Jacobi (Germany), Professional, Landscape
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'The Cub' — Tim Topple (United Kingdom), Open, Portraits
'The Cub' — Tim Topple (United Kingdom), Open, Portraits
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'Buffaloes and Stars' — Andreas Hemb (Sweden), Open, Wildlife
'Buffaloes and Stars' — Andreas Hemb (Sweden), Open, Wildlife
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'Metropolis' — Tavepong Pratoomwong (Thailand), Open, Street
'Metropolis' — Tavepong Pratoomwong (Thailand), Open, Street
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'Lady in Red' — Placido Faranda (Italy), Open, Travel
'Lady in Red' — Placido Faranda (Italy), Open, Travel
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'I Know What Beauty Looks Like' — Romina Ressia (Argentina), Professional, Portraiture
'I Know What Beauty Looks Like' — Romina Ressia (Argentina), Professional, Portraiture
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'Live Chat Studio Industry' — Lorenzo Maccotta (Italy), Professional, Contemporary Issues
'Live Chat Studio Industry' — Lorenzo Maccotta (Italy), Professional, Contemporary Issues
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'Racism in India: The African Portraits' — Mahesh Shantaram (India), Professional, Portraiture
'Racism in India: The African Portraits' — Mahesh Shantaram (India), Professional, Portraiture
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'Food Puns' — Grant Hegedus (United Kingdom), Professional, Still Life
'Food Puns' — Grant Hegedus (United Kingdom), Professional, Still Life
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'I Want to Have an Ordinary Life' — Li Song (China), Professional, Contemporary Issues
'I Want to Have an Ordinary Life' — Li Song (China), Professional, Contemporary Issues
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'Louisiana Flooding' — Joe Raedle (United States of America), Professional, Current Affairs
'Louisiana Flooding' — Joe Raedle (United States of America), Professional, Current Affairs
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'Caught in the Crossfire' — Ivor Prickett (Ireland), Professional, Current Affairs
'Caught in the Crossfire' — Ivor Prickett (Ireland), Professional, Current Affairs
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'Colour and Vision' — Felicity McCabe (United Kingdom), Professional, Natural World
'Colour and Vision' — Felicity McCabe (United Kingdom), Professional, Natural World
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'A Country Doctor and Her Calling' — Ioana Moldovan (Romania), Professional, Daily Life
'A Country Doctor and Her Calling' — Ioana Moldovan (Romania), Professional, Daily Life
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'Los Trumpistas' — Giulia Piermartiri Edoardo Delille (Italy), Professional, Portraiture
'Los Trumpistas' — Giulia Piermartiri Edoardo Delille (Italy), Professional, Portraiture
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'The Little Bullfighters of Mexico' — Christina Simons (Iceland), Professional, Daily Life
'The Little Bullfighters of Mexico' — Christina Simons (Iceland), Professional, Daily Life
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'Palm Trees Routine' — Andrs Gallardo Albajar (Spain), Open, Still Life
'Palm Trees Routine' — Andrs Gallardo Albajar (Spain), Open, Still Life
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'Pumping the Iron in Russia' — Eduard Korniyenko (Russia), Professional, Sport
'Pumping the Iron in Russia' — Eduard Korniyenko (Russia), Professional, Sport
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'Algo Casual 2' — Carloman Macidiano Cspedes Riojas (Peru), Open, Portraits
'Algo Casual 2' — Carloman Macidiano Cspedes Riojas (Peru), Open, Portraits
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'We are taking no prisoners' — Tom Jacobi (Germany), Professional, Landscape
'We are taking no prisoners' — Tom Jacobi (Germany), Professional, Landscape
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'Standing Rock' — Amber Bracken (Canada), Professional, Contemporary Issues
'Standing Rock' — Amber Bracken (Canada), Professional, Contemporary Issues
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'Pandas Gone Wild' — Ami Vitale (United States of America), Professional, Natural World
'Pandas Gone Wild' — Ami Vitale (United States of America), Professional, Natural World
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'Georgian Baptism' — Beniamino Pisati (Italy), Open, Culture
'Georgian Baptism' — Beniamino Pisati (Italy), Open, Culture
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'Present and Past 1' — Anisleidy Martnez Fonseca (Cuba), Open, Portraits
'Present and Past 1' — Anisleidy Martnez Fonseca (Cuba), Open, Portraits
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