The Sony World Photography Awards shortlisted hundreds of amazing pictures from more than 122,000 entries
Professional, amateur and youth submissions include witty wildlife, dramatic human and breathtaking landscape shots
"Intimate close-ups of endangered gorillas, teenagers celebrating their birthday parties and Botswanan heavy metal fans are among the stunning pictures that have been shortlisted for a prestigious photography competition. The Sony World Photography Awards shortlist, announced today, was compiled from more than 122,000 entries from 170 countries - the most ever. Judges have whittled the submissions down to a few hundred in categories including nature and wildlife, architecture, people, landscape and lifestyle."
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