Take a look the winning photo from South Africa in the 2020 Sony World Photography Awards


“Mount Elbrus” by Sergey Savenko, Russian Federation, Winner, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

The National Winners for the annual Sony World Photography Awards have been announced. From a pool of over 190,000 entrees, only 63 winners were chosen for one standalone image- one to represent each nation.

Those picked will be given the chance to showcase their work to a global audience at the renowned Sony World Photography Awards 2020 exhibition, which takes place at Somerset House, London, from April 17 to May 4. The overall winner of the Photographer of the Year 2020 title will be announced during the Sony World Photography Awards 2020 ceremony in London on April 16.

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South African photographer and filmmaker Will Venter was chosen as a national winner for his incredible shot titled “I’m Here”, which depicts a water buffalo peeking out from dense foliage. Take a look at some of the national winners below and read more on the latest local news, right here.

National winners from the Sony World Photography Awards 2020

Water Buffalo
“I’m Here” by Will Venter, South Africa, Winner, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

Award-Winning Landscape Photography

“Sunset” by Atanas Chulev, Bulgaria, Winner, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography AwardsNational Awards - Sony World Photography Awards 2020

“Horse Motion” by Abbas Alkhamis, Saudi Arabia, Winner, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards.

Sheep Herding in Turkey

“Light Shadow and the Guards” by F. Dilek Uyar, Turkey, Winner, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

Ballet Dancer in Abandoned Building

“Dance and urbex” by Alejandro Cifuentes, Chile, Winner, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards
Dubai Skyline

“Dubai” by Antonio Bernardino Coelho, Portugal, Winner, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

Pair of Gannets

“Couple” by Jose Luis Ruiz Jimenez, Spain, Winner, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

Giraffe in Namibia

“Spread’em” by Marcus Westberg, Sweden, Winner, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

Oolong Tea Fields in Vietnam

“Drying Tea” by Tran Tuan, Vietnam, Winner, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

Portrait of Maasai Girl

“The world on your shoulders” by Sofia Jern, Finland, Winner, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

Huangshan Mountains in China

“Dreamy Mountains” by Karem Apaza Lopez, Peru, Winner, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

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“The Game of Shadows” by Jacek Patora, Poland, Winner, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

Boy on a Raft in the Solomon Islands

“A boy on a raft” by Hwanhee Kim, Korea (Republic of), 2nd Place, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

School of Jack Fish

“Video to Jacks” by Kam Moon Lai, Hong Kong, 2nd Place, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography AwardsGirl Wearing Traditional Serbian Costume

“KOLO” by Jelena Jankovic, Serbia, Winner, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

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“Afrocentrípeta” by Matheus Leite Ferreira, Brazil, Winner, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

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“funfair.jpg” by Wolfgang Wiesen, Germany, Winner, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

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“DJI_0563 完成 .jpg” by Tooru Iijima, Japan, 1st Place, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

Pink Lake in Spain

“Alien Beach” by Qiyi Chen, China, 3rd Place, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

Underwater Photo of a Sea Lion

“Attention” by Yung-sen Wu, Taiwan, 2nd Place, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever retrieving a duck

“The Look” by Kristiina Tammik, Estonia, Winner, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards
Snow Covered Empty Beach

“Standing on the edge of the Baltic sea coast” by Andrius Aleksandravičius, Lithuania, Winner, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

Halo Effect Around Snowy Tree

“Ring of Frost” by Ales Krivec, Slovenia, Winner, National Awards, 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

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