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30 Outdoor Photos You Won't Forget

February 11, 2013

One Prestigious Competition

The prestigious Sony World Photography Awards competition has short-listed a few hundred incredible photographs from more than 122,000 entries it received from 170 countries. The entries, the most ever received, were divided into three categories – professional, open and student – and then separated into categories, including nature and wildlife, landscapes and travel.

The short-listed photos will be exhibited at Somerset House in London from April 26 to May 12.  The open contest winner be announced March 19. That photographer will receive a $5,000 cash prize. The winner in the professional category, which will be announced April 25, will receive $25,000. 

To our eyes, they're all winners. Here are a few of our favorites.


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