33 stunning images shortlisted for the Sony World Photography Awards 2017

Tom Jacobi Germany Professional Landscape 2017 Sony World Photography AwardsSony World Photography Awards‘Lonely Tree’ by Tom Jacobi is shortlisted in the Professional Landscape category.

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

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'Moody' -- Ann Ric (Malaysia), Open, Nature

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'Urban Symmetry' -- Zsolt Hlinka (Hungary), Professional, Architecture

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'Mourning Ceremony' -- Emrah Karako (Turkey), Open, Culture

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'Diamond-Dust' -- Masayasu Sakuma (Japan), Open, Nature

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'Far From Gravity' -- Alex Andriesi (Romania), Open, Enhanced

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'The Human Comedy' -- Vito Leone (Italy), Open, Culture

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'Inhabitants of the Empty' -- Yulia Grigoryants (Armenia), Professional, Daily Life

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'China West' -- Julien Chatelin (France), Professional, Architecture

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'Lonely Tree' -- Tom Jacobi (Germany), Professional, Landscape

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'The Cub' -- Tim Topple (United Kingdom), Open, Portraits

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'Buffaloes and Stars' -- Andreas Hemb (Sweden), Open, Wildlife

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'Metropolis' -- Tavepong Pratoomwong (Thailand), Open, Street

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'Lady in Red' -- Placido Faranda (Italy), Open, Travel

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'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

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'Racism in India: The African Portraits' -- Mahesh Shantaram (India), Professional, Portraiture

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'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

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'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

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'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

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'Los Trumpistas' -- Giulia Piermartiri Edoardo Delille (Italy), Professional, Portraiture

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'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

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'Pumping the Iron in Russia' -- Eduard Korniyenko (Russia), Professional, Sport

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'Algo Casual 2' -- Carloman Macidiano Cspedes Riojas (Peru), Open, Portraits

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'We are taking no prisoners' -- Tom Jacobi (Germany), Professional, Landscape

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'Standing Rock' -- Amber Bracken (Canada), Professional, Contemporary Issues

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'Pandas Gone Wild' -- Ami Vitale (United States of America), Professional, Natural World

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'Georgian Baptism' -- Beniamino Pisati (Italy), Open, Culture

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'Present and Past 1' -- Anisleidy Martnez Fonseca (Cuba), Open, Portraits

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