Les compartimos los primeros lugares de cada una de las 14 categorías participantes en la edición 2016 de los Sony World Photography Awards. El fotógrafo iraní Asghar Khamseh ganó el prestigioso premio L’Iris d’Or Photographer of the Year junto con $25,000 como premio por su gran trabajo con los retratos de víctimas que sufrieron ataques con ácido.
1People category winner: Kevin Frayer, Canada for his series Nomadic Life Threatened on the Tibetan Plateau
A young Buddhist novice monk stands with his yak herd at the family’s nomadic summer grazing area on the Tibetan Plateau (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
2Environment category winner: Kevin Frayer, Canada, for his series Eagle Hunters of Western China
Eagle Hunters of Western China (Kevin Frayer/Sony World Photography Awards 2016)
3Current Affairs category winner: Angelos Tzortzinis, Greece, for a series titled In Search of the European Dream
An Afghan refugee carries his child as he arrives along with others on a beach on the Greek island of Kos, after crossing a part of the Aegean Sea between Turkey and Greece, on 27 May 2015 (Angelos Tzortzinis/Sony World Photography Awards 2016)
4Daily Life category winner: Espen Rasmussen, Norway, for the series The Curse of Coal
Outside Mullens in West Virginia, miners change after their work shift. Some months later they lost their job when the mine closed. (Espen Rasmussen/Sony World Photography Awards 2016)
5Sport category winner: Nikolai Linares, Denmark, for his series Second Best
Second best at the Zealand boxing championships held in Copenhagen. Daniel Heinze, 27 years old, 75kg, from the boxing club Ringsted. (BKNikolai Linares/Sony World Photography Awards 2016)
6Campaign category winner: Jetmir Idrizi, Kosovo, for a series titled TransBrasil
TransBrasil (Jetmir Idrizi/Sony World Photography Awards 2016)
7Contemporary Issues category and overall winner: Asghar Khamseh, Iran, for his powerful series Fire of Hatred
This is Mohsen Mortazavi, a 34-year-old resident of Tehran. On his first day at a new job in 2012, a co-worker threw three litres of sulphuric acid over him and knifed him 16 times, supposedly in revenge for making prank calls. Mohsen hadn’t made these calls, it was someone else. Mohsen lost his right eye, scalp and right ear. (Asghar Khamseh/Sony World Photography Awards 2016)
8Architecture category winner: Amélie Labourdette, France, for the series Empire of dust
Empire of dust # 18, Palerme, Sicile (Amélie Labourdette/Sony World Photography Awards 2016)
9Candid category winner: Kirstin Schmitt, Germany, for the series Waiting for the Candymen
Swoon or Scoliosis (Kirstin Schmitt/Sony World Photography Awards 2016)
10Conceptual category winner: Julien Mauve, France, for the series Greetings From Mars
Greetings From Mars (Julien Mauve/Sony World Photography Awards 2016)
11Landscape winner: Maroesjka Lavigne, Belgium, for the series Land of Nothingness
Rhino (Maroesjka Lavigne/Sony World Photography Awards 2016)
12Portraiture category winner: Marcello Bonfanti, Italy, for the series Ebola Survivors
Monjama Moussa, 25, married mother of four children, from Goderich in Sierra Leone. She had a coal shop and she contracted ebola from a supplier. After being treated by Emergency, she got back home, but she was refused by her family, that considered her healing as a sign of demon possession. She has lost her family and her job. She now works as cleaner at the Emergency surgical hospital in Goderich. (Marcello Bonfanti/Sony World Photography Awards 2016)
13Still Life category winner: Francesco Amorosino, Italy, for the series Migrant Tomatoes
Migrant Tomatoes 3 (Francesco Amorosino/Sony World Photography Awards 2016)
14Staged category winner: Alberto Alicata, Italy, for the series Iconic B
IconicB005 (Alberto Alicata/Sony World Photography Awards 2016)
Se ingresaron un récord de 230.103 imágenes en las competiciones Professional, Open y Youth competitions, de 186 países.
Las inscripciones están cerradas para la competencia, pero puedes disfrutar de las imágenes preseleccionadas de la competición de este año aquí.
Los Premios Sony World Photography Awards del 2017 abrirán el 1 de junio de 2016.
Exposición 2016 de los Premios Sony World Photography Awards.
Puedes ver al ganador y las imágenes preseleccionadas de la competencia de ese año, en la Exposición de los Premios Sony World Photography Awards, que tuvo lugar una vez más en el prestigioso Somerset House en Londres, Reino Unido, del 22 de abril al 8 de mayo.