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Sony World Photography Awards - Youth

Close on December 31, 2020
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Sony World Photography Awards - Youth
Territory: Worldwide
Theme: Show Us Your World
Eligibility: Best single images by photographers aged 12-19
Entry Fees: Free
Prize: Exhibition
The Youth competition aims to give more opportunities to young photographers. Judges are looking for fresh approaches to photography and images showing the vision of the young photographer. Alongside worldwide exposure with today’s leading image-makers, the Youth Photographer of the Year receives a range of Sony digital imaging equipment to nurture their vision. Take a look at the themes, deadlines and announcement dates below to keep track of when to enter your best images. Best single images by emerging photographers aged between 12-19 years-old.

- Free to enter and open to all 12-19 year-olds, asked to submit single images taken in 2019
- New format for 2020: Monthly competitions with a changing theme running from June 1 to December 31, 2019
- Photographers can enter up to three single images per month
- Judges will select up to 10 images per month, including one winner
- All the judge’s monthly picks will compete to be named Youth Photographer of the Year
- Once you enter the Youth competition you cannot submit work to the Professional or Open competitions
- Please see 'Rules' below for full image eligibility criteria
- Closing deadlines available here (see Themes, deadlines and announcements)

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The Youth competition rewards the next generation of talented photographers. Judges are looking for fresh approaches to photography and images showing the vision of the young photographer.

Monthly competitions with a changing theme running from July 1 to December 31, 2020

Judges will select up to 10 of their favorite single images per month, and one winner. All the monthly winners will then go on to compete for the Youth Photographer of the Year title.

Prizes:
- Youth Photographer of the Year receives flights and accommodation to the Awards ceremony in London, a range of Sony digital imaging equipment and inclusion at the Sony World Photography Awards exhibition at Somerset House, London
- Monthly judges’ selection - showcased on the World Photography Organisation website and Instagram account
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