World Photography Organization (WPO)

The World Photography Organisation is a global platform for photography initiatives.
     
Location: London, UK
Biography: A global platform for photography! The World Photography Organisation is a global platform for photography initiatives. Working across up to 180 countries, our aim is to raise the level of conversation around photography by celebrating the best... read on
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2020 Sony World Photography Awards: Professional Competition
world photography organization (wpo)
Dec 4, 2019
Location: London
"Today there are so many photo competitions but most of them don’t provide the same exposure as #SWPA. I won an award six years ago and the Organisation has supported my career during that time" says 2019 winner Alessandro Grassani.

Sony World Photography Awards
The Sony World Photography Awards is one of the leading free photography competitions. Prizes include cash, camera equipment and flights to London. This online photography competition attracts amateurs and professionals from around the world.
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