Sony World Photography Awards deadline looms
Picture credits (left to right): Tomasz Borkowski (Poland) and Stephen Wright (UK), Sony World Photography Awards 2013
Meanwhile, organisers have released selected images from this year's Open category, among them an image by UK photo enthusiast Stephen Wright (see above).
The professional category, worth $25,000, closes on 9 January.
The winners will be announced in April. To enter visit www.worldphoto.org.