The 2021 Sony World Photography Awards winners

The Sony World Photography Awards, arranged by the World Photography Organization, just announced the winners of its annual Open Competition. The competition recognizes the best single images across 10 categories, including architecture, creative, landscape, lifestyle, motion, natural world and wildlife, object, portraiture, street photography, and travel. These are the winners in each category from this year’s Sony World Photography Awards.

Drying Fish — Travel

A photograph of a lone woman surrounded by hundreds of trays of drying fish in the Long Hai fish market in Ba Ria, Vung Tau, Vietnam. Taken from above, the pattern of the fish in trays resembles a large piece of fabric with the woman seemingly weaving it all together.

Girl Power — Motion

A black-and-white photograph recording the moment when a woman dives off a cliff on the island of Lokrum near Dubrovnik, Croatia, while her friends stand by and watch.

Little Kiss — Natural World & Wildlife

An amusing picture of a hare looking out into the field with its tongue sticking out.

Memento — Object