Adit Merkine from Israel entered with these Angry Birds, Dalmatian pelicans.

Goths, Romanian shepherd, sunbathers in Tel Aviv, feeding fish and brides on the beach are among the stunning nominations for 2017 Sony World Photography Awards. Marking its 10th anniversary in 2017, the awards showcase the best photography in the world from the past year.

For the “Open” & “Youth” categories, submissions will be closed on January 5th and for professional photographer it will be closed on January 10th.

Andrzej Bochenski, Poland, Entry, Open competition

Andrzej Bochenski, Poland, Entry, Open competition

Brandon Yoshizawa, Japan, Entry, Open competition

Brandon Yoshizawa, Japan, Entry, Open competition

Eugénie Sophie Berger, Austria, Entry, Open competition

Gutescu Eduard, Romania, Entry, Open Competition

Jari Siltala, Finland, Entry, Open competition

Jari Siltala, Finland, Entry, Open competition

Jelena Kostich, Serbia, Entry, Open competition

Jelena Kostich, Serbia, Entry, Open competition

Liam Thomson, UK, Entry, Open competition

Liam Thomson, UK, Entry, Open competition

Mankichi Shinshi, Japan, Entry, Open competition

Mankichi Shinshi, Japan, Entry, Open competition

Mohamed Shaiful Azre Allias, Malaysia, Entry, Open competition

Mohamed Shaiful Azre Allias, Malaysia, Entry, Open competition

Noel Guevara, The Philippines, entry, Open competition

Noel Guevara, The Philippines, entry, Open competition

Peter Csakvari, Hungary, Entry, Open competition

Peter Csakvari, Hungary, Entry, Open competition

Peter Dench, UK, Entry, Open competition

Peter Dench, UK, Entry, Open competition

Placido Faranda, Italy, Entry, Open competition

Placido Faranda, Italy, Entry, Open competition

Stefanos Chronis, Greece, Entry, Open competition

Stefanos Chronis, Greece, Entry, Open competition

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