The amateur category winners for the 2010 Sony World Photography Awards are announced today. The nine outstanding photographers, who beat off competition from 43 745 amateur submissions from 144 countries are:
ARCHITECTURE Marianna Marcantonini - Italy
CONCEPTUAL & CONSTRUCTED Jake Lowe - Australia
DOCUMENTARY Fredrik Jalhed - Sweden
FASHION Алексей Чеботарь (Alex Chebotar) - Russia
LANDSCAPE Hayri Kodal - Turkey
MUSIC Vitali Seitz - Germany
NATURAL HISTORY Alex Goh - Malaysia
PORTRAITURE Richard Brocken - Netherlands
SPORT Maksym Gorbatskyi - Ukraine
The winners were chosen by the Honoray Judging Committe, comprising world-renowned photographers, curators and representatives from leading international photo agencies, from a shortlist that was pre-selected by inspectors from iStockphoto.
The amateur category winners will be showcased at the Winners'Exhibition as part of the World Photography Festival.
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