The award ceremony in the Sony World Photography Awards 2017 is already behind us. At a conference in London we saw the best works from this year, also met prize-winning photographers.

Full gallery of photos of the winners can be found at the Sony World Photography Awards 2017 . Below, an overview of the most interesting and best photo of all the work appreciated in London.

Sony World Photography Awards 2017 at a glance:

  • The title "Photographer of the Year" prize and USD 25 000 for the best series of photos will go to the Belgian photographer Frederik Buyckxa
  • Alexander Vinogradov of Russia honored for best single photo
  • Martin Parr won the award for his outstanding contribution in the photograph
  • Exhibition of winning works at Somerset House in London from 21 April to 7 May

All winners received a prize in the invitation to participate in the awards ceremony, tickets to London and the latest digital camera equipment from Sony.

Professional Categories

Architecture

© Dongni, China, 1st Place, Professional, Architecture, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

© Dongni, China, 1st Place, Professional, Architecture, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards


conceptual Photography

© Sabine Cattaneo, Switzerland, 1st Place, Professional, Conceptual, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

© Sabine Cattaneo, Switzerland, 1st Place, Professional, Conceptual, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards


Present day

© Tasneem Alsultan, Saudi Arabia, 1st Place, Professional, Contemporary Issues, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

© Tasneem Alsultan, Saudi Arabia, 1st Place, Professional, Contemporary Issues, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards


Current events and news

© Alessio Romenzi, Italy, 1st Place, Professional, Current Affairs & News, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

© Alessio Romenzi, Italy, 1st Place, Professional, Current Affairs & News, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards


Everyday life

© Sandra Hoyn, Germany, 1st Place, Professional, Daily Life, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

© Sandra Hoyn, Germany, 1st Place, Professional, Daily Life, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards


Landscape

© Frederik Buyckx, Belgium, Photographer of the Year, Professional, Landscape, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

© Frederik Buyckx, Belgium, Photographer of the Year, Professional, Landscape, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards


natural world

© Will Burrard-Lucas, UK, 1st Place, Professional, Natural World, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

© Will Burrard-Lucas, UK, 1st Place, Professional, Natural World, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards


Portrait

© George Mayer, Russia, 1st Place, Professional, Portraiture, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

© George Mayer, Russia, 1st Place, Professional, Portraiture, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards


Still life

© Henry Agudelo, Colombia, 1st Place, Professional, Still Life, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

© Henry Agudelo, Colombia, 1st Place, Professional, Still Life, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards


Sport

© Yuan Peng, China, 1st Place, Professional, Sport, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

© Yuan Peng, China, 1st Place, Professional, Sport, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards


Photographer of the year: open category

© Alexander Vinogradov, Open Photographer of the Year, Open Competition, Portraits, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

© Alexander Vinogradov, Open Photographer of the Year, Open Competition, Portraits, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards


Photographer of the year: Youth category

© Katelyn Wang, USA, Youth Photographer of the Year, Beauty, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

© Katelyn Wang, USA, Youth Photographer of the Year, Beauty, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards


Photographer of the year: Student category

© Michelle Daiana Gentile, Motivarte, Argentina, Student Photographer of the year, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

© Michelle Daiana Gentile, Motivarte, Argentina, Student Photographer of the year, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

All photos of winners and finalists will be exhibited at London's Somerset House from 21 April to 7 May. At the exhibition there will also be a selection of the most famous works, books and videos Martina Parra and carefully selected rarely shown, black-and-white images of the artist's early period. The works of winners and finalists selected images will be also released on this occasion the album, which you can buy through the site www.worldphoto.org . Sources photos: Sony World Photography Awards 2017