National winners impress in the 2022 Sony Entire world Photography Awards

Ora Sawyers

A impressive selection of pictures kick off the 2022 Sony Planet Pictures Awards, with the Countrywide & Regional Awards announcement spanning every thing from daring drone photographs and gorgeous animal portraits to transcendent cityscapes.

In its 15th year, the Sony Entire world Images Awards has delivered a compelling snapshot of world wide modern photography from a enormous 340,000 picture submissions. This initially wave of award winners focuses on the greatest single photographs from 61 nations around the world.

The 13.5-km Penang Bridge freeway is the next-longest bridge in Malaysia. It was crafted in 1985 and until 2014 it was the only road link among Peninsular Malaysia and Penang Island.

Yih Chang Chew, Malaysia, Winner, Countrywide Awards, Architecture, 2022 Sony Entire world Pictures Awards

Every Nationwide & Regional Award is selected from the Open up category in the opposition. The Open category is free for all to enter and spans 10 thematic categories. This year’s Open up competition attracted much more than 170,000 entries.

Above. Strapped in and standing above a big cliff. Watching the glacier go over the edge and fall 200 meters to the ground.

Previously mentioned. Strapped in and standing above a huge cliff. Watching the glacier go in excess of the edge and slide 200 meters to the ground.

Viktor Einar Vilhelmsson, Iceland, Winner, Countrywide Awards, Landscape, 2022 Sony Earth Images Awards

Highlights from this year’s extraordinary crop consist of Yih Chang Chew’s aerial shot of the Penang Bridge freeway. Successful the Malaysian countrywide award, the picture cleverly frames the shot to resemble a horizontal Eiffel Tower.

Successful the best shot for Iceland is a horrifying snap from Viktor Einar Vilhelmsson that frames a tiny determine strapped to the edge of a cliff observing massive glaciers slide to the floor.

Bike With Flowers. Hanoi.

Bicycle With Bouquets. Hanoi.

Thanh Nguyen Phuc, Vietnam, Winner, Countrywide Awards, Journey, 2022 Sony Planet Photography Awards

Other highlights include things like Jenny Zhao successful the top United States shot for a wonderful snap of a polar bear cub, a beautifully timed snap of a bicycle in Vietnam leaving a path of flowers, and a dynamic image of two sumo wrestlers flying out of a ring.

Sumo Wrestling 10.

Sumo Wrestling 10.

Chin Leong Teo, Singapore, Winner, National Awards, Motion, 2022 Sony Environment Pictures Awards

Get a glance through our gallery at more impressive pictures from this batch of Countrywide & Regional winners in the Sony Environment Images Awards.

Resource: Environment Images Firm

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