London, 21 April 2016 - The winners of the Sony World Photography Awards and the ZEISS Photography awards have been announced in an awards ceremony.
The Sony World Photography Awards (SWPA) is the world’s biggest photography contest and in 2016 the new ZEISS Photography Awards runs alongside, both organized by the World Photography Organisation (WPO). The SWPA has five competitions with categories across all genres of photojournalism, fine art and commercial photography.
Overall winner of the SWPA is Asghar Khamseh from Iran with it's striking series "Fire of Hatred":
Winner of the ZEISS Photography Awards is Tamina-Florentine Zuch, a student from Germany with her series "Indian Train Journey".
You can see all winning images of the SWPA here: http://worldphoto.org/about-the-sony-world-photography-awards/2016-swpa-galleries/
More about the Zeiss Photography Awards can be found here http://blogs.zeiss.com/photo/de/?p=6364 and here: http://www.zeiss.co.uk/corporate/en_gb/news/zeiss-photography-award-2016.html
An exhibition is held until 8th May at Sommerset House, London.