Sony World Photography Awards 2018 Showcase Top Talent From 62 Nations

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Argentina: "Paisaje Urbano #43" by Marcelo Cugliari.© Marcelo Cugliari/Sony World Photography Awards 2018

The Sony World Photography Awards is the world’s most diverse photography competition. The 11th edition saw a record-breaking 320,000 submissions by photographers from more than 200 countries and territories.

The National Awards program seeks to recognize and reward the best single image taken by a local photographer. This Newsweek gallery showcases the 62 winning pictures, each from a different country.

All National Award winners receive the latest digital imaging equipment from Sony. In addition, the winning work will be published in the 2018 book and shown at the Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition in London, U.K., from April 20 to May 6.

Australia: "Intake tower, Blowering Reservoir NSW, Australia" by Chris Round.© Chris Round/Sony World Photography Awards 2018
Austria: "Dancing Northern Lights, Monochrome" by Isabelle Bacher.© Isabelle Bacher/Sony World Photography Awards 2018
Bangladesh: "Friendship" by Md. Tofazzal Hossain.© Md. Tofazzal Hossain/Sony World Photography Awards 2018
Belgium: "The Thinker" by Ingrid Vekemans.© Ingrid Vekemans/Sony World Photography Awards 2018
Bulgaria: "Early Autumn" by Veselin Atanasov.© Veselin Atanasov/Sony World Photography Awards 2018
Cambodia: "Freedom" by Min Ly.© Min Ly/Sony World Photography Awards 2018
Chile: "Nothing Goes to Waste" by Eduardo Minte.© Eduardo Minte/Sony World Photography Awards 2018
China: "East of the East (I)" by Zhaoting Wu.© Zhaoting Wu/Sony World Photography Awards 2018
Colombia: "The Road of Life" by Bernardo Hernandez.© Bernardo Hernandez/Sony World Photography Awards 2018
Croatia: "Beeaters Mating" by Petar Sabol.© Petar Sabol/Sony World Photography Awards 2018
Czech Republic: "Until You Wake Up" by Martin Stranka.© Martin Stranka/Sony World Photography Awards 2018
Denmark: "Shapes of Lofoten" by Mikkel Beiter.© Mikkel Beiter/Sony World Photography Awards 2018

The Sony World Photography Awards is the world’s most diverse photography competition. The 11th edition saw a record-breaking 320,000 submissions by photographers from more than 200 countries and territories.

The National Awards program seeks to recognize and reward the best single image taken by a local photographer. This Newsweek gallery showcases the 62 winning pictures, each from a different country.

All National Award winners receive the latest digital imaging equipment from Sony. In addition, the winning work will be published in the 2018 book and shown at the Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition in London, U.K., from April 20 to May 6.