Last year offered innumerable compelling subjects to photographers around the world. The 2021 Sony World Photography Awards honor the best single images from 2020. Images are judged within one of the following ten categories: architecture, creative, landscape, lifestyle, motion, natural world & wildlife, object, portraiture, street photography, and travel. While we are all still making sense of 2020, the ten category winning images below will help us remember and reflect upon a year like no other.
Image Descriptions Provided by World Photography Organization