first_img By Michelle Hennessy Source: Javier Arcenillas” title=””>Source: Asger Ladefoged” title=””>Source: Majlend Bramo” title=””>Source: Sandra Hoyn” title=””>Source: Toby Binder” title=””>Source: Danial Khodaie” title=””>Source: Luo Pin Xi” title=””>Source: Mark Gong” title=””>Source: Christian Vizl” title=””>Source: Ami Vitale” title=””>Source: Mahesh Shantaram” title=””>Source: Name: Paşa İmrek” title=””>Source: Anisleidy Martínez Fonseca” title=””>Source: Salvatore Mazzeo” title=””>Source: Caio Vita” title=””>Source: Dina Alfasi” title=””> Previous EARLIER THIS WEEK, the shortlisted and commended photographers for the largest global photography competition, the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards.This year, which marks the 10th anniversary of the awards, photographers entered 227,596 images across the awards’ professional, open and youth competitions. Forty-nine countries are represented in the shortlist with photographers from a further 11 countries making it onto the commended list.Among the professional photographers included in the shortlist was Irishman Ivor Prickett who spent time covering the Battle for Mosul in Iraq. 37,792 Views Wars, brothels and passionate love: Images from some of the best photographers in the world Irish photographer Ivor Prickett is among those shortlisted for a Sony World Photography award. Share25 Tweet Email2 The shortlisted photographers now compete for the latest Sony digital imaging equipment and inclusion in the 2017 awards’ book plus cash prizes of $25,000 for the Photographer of the Year, $5,000 for the overall Open winner and €30,000 of equipment for the university of the Student Focus winner.All winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in London on April 20, 2017.Read: Our President on a BMX? Here’s the story behind that famous photo>Pictures: New online archive gives public access to Dublin’s visual history> Saturday 4 Mar 2017, 9:00 PM Iraqis displaced by the fighting in the village of Shora, south of Mosul, reach an army checkpoint on the outskirts of liberated Qayyarah. Source: Ivor Prickett Source: Ivor Prickett“This year, more than any other, the entries to the Sony World Photography Awards have shown great integrity and are characterized by their considered approach.Beautiful works of photographic art, not snapshots, have been presented to the judges and I am delighted to see that our esteemed juries have chosen to reward the pure skill, artistic interpretation and thoughtfulness of the photographer, rather than simply the subject matter the photographer has captured,” World Photography Organisation CEO Scott Grey commented. Mar 4th 2017, 9:00 PM Previous 1 / 17Next 13 Comments http://jrnl.ie/3262821 Next 2017 Sony World Photography Award Short URL 2017 Sony World Photography Award 2017 Sony World Photography AwardPrisoners tied upSource: Javier Arcenillas 2017 Sony World Photography AwardSource: Asger Ladefoged 2017 Sony World Photography AwardSource: Majlend Bramo 2017 Sony World Photography AwardSource: Sandra Hoyn 2017 Sony World Photography AwardSource: Toby Binder 2017 Sony World Photography AwardSource: Danial Khodaie 2017 Sony World Photography AwardSource: Luo Pin Xi 2017 Sony World Photography AwardSource: Mark Gong 2017 Sony World Photography AwardSource: Christian Vizl 2017 Sony World Photography AwardSource: Ami Vitale 2017 Sony World Photography AwardSource: Mahesh Shantaram 2017 Sony World Photography AwardSource: Name: Paşa İmrek 2017 Sony World Photography AwardSource: Anisleidy Martínez Fonseca 2017 Sony World Photography AwardSource: Salvatore Mazzeo 2017 Sony World Photography AwardSource: Caio Vita 2017 Sony World Photography AwardSource: Dina Alfasi Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more