18 Superb Entries To 2015 Sony Pictures Awards In Open Class

The Sony World Pictures Awards are one of many biggest and most respectable annual pictures competitions for amateurs and professionals within the area. We’re glad to current you with 18 of the very best entries from the Open class.

The Sony World Pictures Awards, first launched in 2008, have three main competitions: Open, Youth, and Professional. When you have a photograph you imagine in, you can also participate within the Open competitors, which, along with the Youth competitors, is open for entries till 5 January 2015. The Professional competitors will likely be accessible for entries till eight January, 2015.

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Orangutan in The Rain


I used to be taking footage of some Orangutans in Bali after which it began to rain. Simply earlier than I put my digital camera away, I noticed this Orangutan took a banana leaf and put it on high on his head to guard himself from the rain! I instantly used my DSLR and telephoto lens to protect this magic second. Picture location: Bali, Indonesia.”  Picture by Andrew Suryono, Indonesia.



Hindu devotees throw vivid shade at one another to have fun the beginning of spring throughout Lathmar Holi Pageant. Hindu brahmans from the village of Nandgaon are coated in coloured powder as they sit and sing on the ground throughout prayers.” Picture by Ioulia Chvetsova, France.

Timeless Affection


Fina (the woman within the image) is the youthful of my two daughters. Fina was once fearful of cat, which was the rationale why we determined to undertake two kittens. We needed Fina to learn to dwell with cats, methods to maintain them, methods to take care of them and methods to deal with them as members of the family to assist her overcome her concern. Now we will proudly say she did! Day-to-day, 7 months handed by and immediately Fiona and the cats are greatest associates, and love and take care of one another. On this image I needed to point out how gracefully they’re collectively in a body with Leon, one among her infants.” Picture by Arief Siswandhono, Indonesia.

Canine Struggle


That is precisely the second when Romanian YAK Group is breaking the formation simply in entrance of the general public at Bucharest Worldwide Air Present. At that second they appear similar to they’re haunting one another.” Picture by Cioplea Vlad, Romania.

Desert Daybreak


About 30 minutes after dawn a scorching air balloon is captured within the distance starting it’s first rate to land in a camel farm. The picture was shot whereas floating over the dunes in a chase balloon.” Picture by Gareth Lowndes, New Zealand.



The mom and the cub are Spirit Bears or Kermode bear a subspecies of the North American Black Bear dwelling within the Central and North Coast areas of British Colombia, Canada. These bears are rarer than the Panda Bear within the wild.” Picture by Kyle Breckenridge, Canada.

In a Crowd of King Penguins


King Penguins dwell in massive colonies in South Georgia, a speck of an island within the South Atlantic Ocean and slightly below the Antarctic Convergence. They’re very stunning, gracious and but nearly comical birds and a real delight to watch. This picture goals to seize and mirror how gracious and colourful wildlife could be even on the ends of the Earth.” Picture by Lisa Vaz, Portugal.

The Morning Ritual


A person washes his toes earlier than bathing within the early morning within the Hooghly River, a part of the holy Ganges River in Kolkata, India.” Picture by Nick Ng, Malaysia.

Shadow Of Time


The Outdated Instructor In Hanoi, VietNam.” Picture by Bao Vu, Vietnam.



Dice homes (Dutch: Kubuswoningen) are a set of revolutionary homes inbuilt Rotterdam and Helmond within the Netherlands, designed by architect Piet Blom and primarily based on the idea of “dwelling as an city roof”: excessive density housing with ample area on the bottom stage. Blom tilted the dice of a traditional home 45 levels, and rested it upon a hexagon-shapedpylon. His design represents a village inside a metropolis, the place every home represents a tree, and all the homes collectively, a forest.” Picture by Cor Boers, Netherlands.

Vigorous Contact of the Morning


“A Hindu monk is strolling in a foggy winter morning of a mango backyard of Dinajpur.” Picture by Jubair Bin Iqbal, Bangladesh.

Step By Step


A staircase in Berlin, lowered to the important.” Picture by Ralf Wendrich, Germany.

Morning Hour


A white fallow deer standing within the morning mist an early morning in Eifel Nationwide Park, Germany. One hardly dares to maneuver – can solely look fascinated.” Picture by Georg Might, Germany.

Hamer Man


A Hamer man accumulating wooden to construct a defensive fence for the cattle within the Decrease Omo Valley, Ethiopia.” Picture by Diego Arroyo Méndez, Spain.

“Hello…. Who Are You?”


Blue Tit it’s Reflection in Some Water.” Picture by Georg Might, Germany.

Occasions Are Exhausting For Dreamers


Lady suspended in a mass of feathers.” Picture by Ahmad Zikri Mohamad Zuki, Malaysia

The Hint of An Historical Glacier


Denali is six million acres of untamed land, bisected by one ribbon of street. Vacationers alongside it see the comparatively low-elevation taiga forest give solution to excessive alpine tundra and snowy mountains, culminating in North America’s tallest peak, 20,320′ Mount McKinley. What was once glaciers are actually white and blue rocks that contrasts with crimson, yellow, orange and inexperienced tundra of this huge pure paradise. The picture is taken in Autumn when the colors multiply and make the panorama actually outstanding.” Picture by Miquel Ángel Artús Illana, Spain.



A lot of a portrait depends on the face in a photograph. However when it’s coated, we will see a complete completely different facet of an individual via their motion, their posture and even what we expect the expression on their face will likely be when it’s lastly uncovered.” Picture by Courtney Colantonio-Ray, USA.