Sony World Photography Awards 2011
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The World Photography Organisation (WPO) has announced this year’s juries of the Sony World Photography Awards. The announcement comes just three months ahead of the closing date for the 2011 Awards (5 January 2011).
The Sony World Photography Awards is the most comprehensive photography prize in the world with the broadest range of categories open to photographers of every level.
There are three juries selected to judge the three awards programmes of the Sony World Photography Awards. One to judge the Professional categories, a second for the Open categories and a third for the Student Focus competition.
The Honorary Judging Committee, which judges the Professional awards categories, consists of a panel of influential photography professionals from around the world. Chaired by Francis Hodgson who is the photo critic of the Financial Times, the Honorary Jury 2011 includes esteemed names ranging from the Photography Editor of British Vogue, to the Visuals Editor of New Yorker Magazine, to curators and academics from some of the world’s leading photography institutions. All jury members are selected from the World Photographic Academy, part of the WPO.