All the winning photographs from the Sony World Photography Awards 2016

The contest is open to amateur and professional photographers from more than 180 countries

Sony World Photography Awards, 2016,

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From more than 230,000 entries, the winners of this year’s Sony World Photography Awards have just been named, showcasing the best photographic talent from across all levels, genres and areas of expertise in the last 12 months of picture snapping.

Now in its ninth year, the awards are open to amateur and professional photographers from more than 180 countries. You can take a look at the winning images in the gallery below: