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The Week in Pictures: March 24, 2017

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It's that time of the year again when Sony announces the shortlist of the best photos competing in the biggest photography contest in the world. As always, these include best shots not only by professionals but by amateur photographers as well. It's the tenth Sony World Photography Awards and this y...

2017 Sony World Photography Best Photos Will Take Your Breath Away

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"The dolphins accepted my presence and I took this shot. As I surfaced I knew I had captured a special moment ..." [ Bit.ly Link ] #SWPA
Andrés Gallardo Albajar is a self taught amateur photographer from Spain. He is shortlisted in the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards: [ Bit.ly Link ] #SWPA
"Whether it’s funny, ironic or intriguing moments, which I capture, I try to reflect on human condition..." [ Bit.ly Link ] With theprintspace
"Sometimes I am driven by the idea of a place that I have never seen before. This is my starting point." [ Bit.ly Link ] #SWPA
The Sony World Photography Awards just announced its shortlist of winners for 2017.

The 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

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"A Marvellous surprise..." ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ - London Evening Standard: worldphoto.org/2017exhibition #SWPA
The Sony World Photography Awards & Martin Parr - 2017 Exhibition brings a complete celebration of the medium to Somerset House, London, showcasing the winning and shortlisted artists, alongside a unique selection of images, books and film from Parr, this year's recipient of the Outstanding Contribution title.

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“It’s time to leave! If you must die, die in the open sea! You must not return. If any of you come back you’re dead. If any of you come back and report me, you’re dead. If you have to die, you die all together! Now go!” With these words, Aly Gadiaga, one of the migrants portrayed in Daniel Castro

Daniel Castro Garcia's first solo exhibition FOREIGNER opens

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"It’s amazing how quickly news spreads in the villages: half an hour after I arrived the whole village knew I was there!" #ZEISSPhotoAward

‘Føroyar’ by Kevin Faingnaert - ZEISS Photography Award Winner 2017

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"Some people I meet become the photo itself. Humans are the greatest inspiration for me." [ Bit.ly Link ] #SWPA
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Offering unparalleled insight into the significance of competitions in career development, Reyahn King (York Art Gallery), Scott Gray (Sony World Photography Awards), Griselda Goldsbrough (Aesthetica Art Prize) and Bryony Harris (Max Mara Art Prize for Women) think about how awards give practitioners a chance to display their pieces amongst peers, gaining increased exposure and further...
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“In February 2016 I immersed myself within the Faroese community, I couch-surfed and hitchhiked my way across the islands, finding doors opening to me everywhere I went.”

2017 ZEISS Photography Award winners announced

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Critically acclaimed photographer Dougie Wallace will be signing copies of his book 'Harrodsburg' at theprintspace next Tuesday.

Dougie Wallace Harrodsburg Book Launch

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"Sometimes it just feels like the image creates itself." [ Bit.ly Link ] #SWPA