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Sony World Photography / Zeiss Photography Awards Winners 2016

Right: Tamina-Florentine Zuch, Winner of Zeiss Photography Awards; Left: Michael Schiehlen, Senior Director Sales & Marketing, Camera Lens Division, ZEISS

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.

Awaiting the Sony World Photography Awards 2016 in London

Overall winner of the SWPA is Asghar Khamseh from Iran with it's striking series "Fire of Hatred":

Asghar Khamseh, Winner Sony World Photography Awards 2016

Winner of the ZEISS Photography Awards is Tamina-Florentine Zuch, a student from Germany with her series "Indian Train Journey".

Tamina-Florentine Zuch receiving her award in Zeiss Photography Awards Ceremony

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.