articles: Sony World Photography Awards
The prestigious photography awards draw to an end. Mitch Dobrowner wins L'Iris d'OrLorenzo Paci (translated by Savina Carluccio)
The competition, organised by the World Photography Organisation and sponsored by the famous Japanese firm, is aimed not only at showcasing professionals but also at discovering hidden gems among amateur photographers.
We have made a selection of the finalists, hope you enjoy!
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Professional Category Winner Simon Norfolk, United Kingdom. People - Afghanistan: 10 Years on after the War
American fine art photographer Mitch Dobrowner was the winner at the prestigious Sony World Photography Awards 2012 held last week in London. The competition has over 12,000 entries from 171 and it is considered one of the most important photography global events.
Mitch Dobrowner's set of storm photographs taken in Dundee TX won L'Iris d'Or prize for landscapes taken by professional photographers.
His photographs and those of other categories' winners can be seen at Somerset House London until May 20.
Lorenzo Paci (translated by Savina Carluccio) - May 3, 2012
[This article originally appeared in Italian: Sony World Photography Awards]