Our Shortlist for Sony's 2016 World Photography Awards

Sony has announced this year's "shortlist" (or finalists) for the Sony World Photography Awards. These finalists were selected from a record-breaking 230,103 entries from 186 countries–the highest number of entries in the awards’ nine year history. These photographers are competing to win their category and the overall Professional, Open and Youth photographer of the Year titles–not to mention a share of the $30,000 prize pool.