The Sony World Photography Awards is a global competition open to both amateur and professional photographers. Over 60,000 images were entered into the 2009 awards from 139 countries and the winning and shortlisted photographs will be showcased at Aperture Gallery, Chelsea, New York from October 22-30.
The opening night and private press preview will take place on Thursday October 22 ,2009. The event will be attended by acclaimed photographers and World Photography Awards Academy members Mary Ellen Mark, Elliott Erwitt, Bruce Davidson, Jonathan Torgovnik and Reza Deghati. The exhibition includes the work of American photographers David Zimmerman (who won the title of the Sony World Photography Awards Photographer of the Year) and Dustin Humphrey (who won the professional advertising category), both of whom will also be at the opening night party.
Address: 547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor, Between 10th and 11th Avenues, New York
Open: Monday–Saturday: 10:00 am–6:00 pm Sunday: closed
Dates: 22-30 October 2009
Press night: Thursday 22 October
For further information contact
Jill Cotton at Colman Getty
Tel: 00 44 20 7631 2666
Linda Barger at Sony Electronics
Tel: (858) 942-2986
Andrea Smith at Aperture Gallery
Tel: (212) 946-7111