Sony World Photography Awards 2015; The Shortlist

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    24th April 2015

    Yesterday, British photographer Simon Norfolk was announced as the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards’ Photographer of the Year for his series of images called ‘When I Am Laid In Earth.’ In the series the photographer maps with a pyrograph the melting away of the Lewis Glacier on Mt. Kenya.
    Simon Norfolk, a landscape photographer who lives and works in Brighton and is represented by INSTITUTE, was selected from over 87,000 entries to the Professional competition. The photographer was presented his award and the latest Sony digital imaging equipment at a gala ceremony held in London attended by industry leaders.

    Norfolk had previously been awarded 1st place in the Professional People category of the 2012 Sony World Photography Awards and 2nd place in the Professional Architecture category in the same year.

    All winning and shortlisted images from across the Professional, Open, Youth, Student Focus and Mobile Phone competitions will be on show at Somerset House, London from 24 April – 10 May. Find out more at

    Flick through to see a highlight of the mesmerising images from across the globe that will be on show…

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