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The World Photography Organisation is a global platform for photography initiatives. Working across more than 60 countries, our aim is to raise the level of conversation around photography by...
"I have to care more about what’s in front of the camera than what comes out of it. A little obsession goes a long way."
We speak to visura member, Carl Bower, whose series 'Diane’s Story', documenting one woman's struggle with breast cancer, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography: http://bit.ly/1DV3aqy
"Of course, creative work can be full of ups and downs, as well as providing freedom and joy. But one has to understand that, because you are talking about life itself and the feelings that come with it."
Professional, Open and Youth competitions Record number of entries – 173,444 from 171 countries, 24% increase on 2014 Shortlisted images to be shown at Somerset House, London 24th April – 10th May Overall winners revealed 23rd April, competing for $30,000 (USD) in cash prizes and the latest Sony digital imaging equipment
Recognising and rewarding the world’s best contemporary photography from the last year, the 2015 competition received the highest number of entries in its eight year history – 173,444 images from 171 countries – and a 24% increase on 2014.
The judging, which is done anonymously by a panel of experts from the World Photographic Academy, has uncovered inspiring, arresting and thought-provoking work by a wide range of professional photographers and enthusiasts from around the world. See full list of judges and bios here.
Across the 13 Professional, 10 Open and 3 Youth competitions the judges were refreshed by the bold approach of the shortlisted photographers to familiar topics and the ability of these photographers to surprise with images and stories they have not previously seen.