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Canadian photographer, Kevin Frayer, secures double win at world’s largest photography competition

Five Canadian photographers competed to win their category at the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards. They were selected from a record-breaking 230,103 entries from 186 countries, the highest number of entries in the awards’ nine-year history. The winners were announced at a gala ceremony in London April 21. An exhibition of shortlisted photos will run April 22 – May 8. The Canadian photographers were shortlisted for Contemporary issues, Environment and People, Professional staged, Open Panoramic and Youth Culture categories.


Nomadic Life Threatened on the Tibetan Plateau by Kevin Frayer

Tibetan nomads face many challenges including political pressures and rapid modernization in Yushu, China. Shortlist, Professional, People, 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.


Eagle Hunters of Western China by Kevin Frayer

Hunters promote traditional hunting practices for new generations in the mountainous region of Xinjiang, China. Shortlist, Professional, Environment, 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.


China's Coal Dependence A Challenge For Climate by Kevin Frayer

A Chinese woman wears a mask and filter as she walks to work during heavy pollution in Beijing, China. Shortlist, Professional, Contemporary Issues, 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.


Eagle Hunters of Western China by Kevin Frayer

Hunters follow a strict set of ancient rules at a festival that promotes training and handling of birds of prey in Xinjiang, China. Shortlist, Professional, Environment, 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.


China's Coal Dependence A Challenge For Climate by Kevin Frayer

A history of heavy dependence on burning coal has made China the source of nearly a third of the world's total carbon dioxide emissions. Shortlist, Professional, Contemporary Issues, 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.


Misty morning by Claude Roy

Shortlisted, Open Competition, Panoramic, 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.


Shadows Beneath the Eiffel Tower by Julia Golubov

Captured from the Eiffel Tower as the sun was setting. Shortlisted, Youth Competition, Culture, 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.


Gods Of Suburbia by Dina Goldstein

The elements of the human condition through the lens of Pop Surrealism. Shortlist, Professional, Staged, 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.


Gods Of Suburbia by Dina Goldstein

The elements of the human condition through the lens of Pop Surrealism. Shortlist, Professional, Staged, 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.


New Americana by Jason Lu

An American teenager reaches up for a new pair of sneakers - the ultimate manifestation of today's youth popular culture in the U.S. Shortlisted, Youth Competition, Culture, 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.

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