A landscape made by the lake Vanern in Sweden by Peter Angvarson

SWPA 2022 l National Awards Winners Announcement

08 feb., 2022

World Photography Organization och Sony Nordic är glada över att presentera Peter Angvarson som Sveriges National Award-vinnare i Sony World Photography Awards 2022. National Awards-programmet är ett initiativ som grundats av World Photography Organization och Sony för att stödja lokala fotografer runt om i världen, med 61 länder som deltar i år. Över 340 000 bilder från 211 distrikt skickades in till Sony World Photography Awards 2022 och över 170 000 deltog i Open-tävlingen (från vilken vinnaren av National Awards valdes).

Peter Angvarson was anonymously selected by judges for his photograph A landscape made by the lake Vanern in Sweden, entered into the National Award competition. Peter Angvarson is a photographer based in Sweden.

Commenting on his win Peter Angvarson said: I am very happy and proud to get the first place in the Swedish National Award at the Sony World Photography Awards 2022.

As Sweden’s National Award winner, Peter Angvarson receives Sony digital imaging equipment and will be included in the Sony World Photography Awards exhibition and book.

The overall winners in the Student, Youth, Open and Professional competition of the Sony World Photography Awards 2022 will be announced on the 12 April 2022 and will go on display as part of the exhibition at Somerset House, London (13 April-2 May 2022). For more information about winners and shortlists please visit www.worldphoto.org

This year’s National Awards winners are:



Established by the World Photography Organisation, the internationally acclaimed Sony World Photography Awards is one of the most important fixtures in the global photographic calendar. Now in its 15th year, the free-to-enter Awards are a global voice for photography, providing a vital insight into contemporary photography and offering leading and emerging artists world-class opportunities for exposure of their work. The Awards additionally recognises the world’s most influential artists working in the medium through the Outstanding Contribution to Photography; the acclaimed Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky is the 2022 recipient of this award joining a distinguished list of iconic names including Martin Parr, William Eggleston, Candida Hofer, Nadav Kander, Gerhard Steidl, Graciela Iturbide. The Awards showcase the works of winning and shortlisted photographers at a prestigious annual exhibition at Somerset House, London. worldphoto.org/sony-world-photography-awards-exhibition


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