Sony World Photography Awards. 2017 Open Category, Architecture

Sony World Photography Awards. 2017 Open Category, Architecture
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The Sony World Photography Awards is the world’s largest photography competition, and has announced the winners of the architectural category of their 2017 Open Category awards program.

Produced by the World Photography Organisation, 2017 sees the 10th anniversary of the Sony World Photography Awards and a decade-long partnership with its headline sponsor, Sony. The Awards recognize and reward the very best contemporary photography captured over the last year, and incorporate four competitions - Professional, Open, Youth and Student Focus. The overall winners of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards will be announced on April 20.

The winner of the architectural category, of its 2017 Open Category awards program, was Tim Cornbill of the United Kingdom, for “Oculus,” his capture of a geometric concrete facade found along the River Spree in Berlin.

“As an architect, I’m passionate about capturing buildings, and I’m always on the lookout for photogenic designs. I was really struck by the sheer scale of this façade and the visual impact of the circle, which I hope I’ve been able to convey in this everyday street scene. I am truly thrilled to have been recognised in the world’s largest photography competition and it will be amazing to see the photo exhibited in more