After the photographs from the shortlist, here are all the winning photographs of the Sony World Photography Awards 2016. An exhibition of all the winning and shortlisted work will run at Somerset House, London from today until 8th May.

Following a record-breaking 230,103 submissions to its ninth edition, the awards’ Honorary Judging Committee has selected Iranian photojournalist Asghar Khamseh as the recipient of its most coveted prize, the L’Iris d’Or Photographer of the Year.