Craig Easton wins this year’s Sony World Photography Awards 2021. The World Photography Organisation has announced the overall winners in the prestigious Sony World Photography Awards 2021. The Photographer of the Year title and also gets USD 25,000 cash prize and range of Sony digital imaging kit. It is being awarded to the esteemed documentarian Craig Easton (United Kingdom) for his series ‘Bank Top’. They have also announced the ten category winners alongside 2nd and 3rd place of the Professional competition as well as overall winners of the Open, Student, and Youth competitions.

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Commenting on his win Easton said, “I am delighted to have this work recognized by the Sony World Photography Awards. I photograph to learn, to try to understand, and to document and share stories. It is a privilege to be able to do so and to challenge perceptions and stereotypes – something that is especially important to me. To have these stories from underrepresented or misrepresented communities in northern England where I live recognized and shared worldwide is wonderful. Thank you.”

The list of all Professional category Winners are mentioned below-


WINNER: Tomáš Vocelka (Czech Republic) for his series Eternal Hunting Grounds

Finalists: 2nd place Frank Machalowski (Germany); 3rd place Gu Guanghui (China Mainland)


WINNER: Mark Hamilton Gruchy (United Kingdom) for his series The Moon Revisited 

Finalists: 2nd place Luigi Bussolati (Italy); 3rd place Sasha Bauer (Russian Federation)


WINNER: Vito Fusco (Italy) for his series The Killing Daisy 

Finalists: 2nd place Craig Easton (United Kingdom); 3rd place Lorenzo Tugnoli (Italy)


WINNER: Simone Tramonte (Italy) for his series Net-zero Transition 

Finalists: 2nd place Mohammad Madadi (Islamic Republic of Iran); 3rd place Antonio Pérez (Spain)


WINNER: Majid Hojjati (Islamic Republic of Iran) for his series Silent Neighborhoods 

Finalists: 2nd place Andrea Ferro (Italy); 3rd place Fyodor Savintsev (Russian Federation)


WINNER: Laura Pannack (United Kingdom) for her submission Portfolio Overview

Finalists: 2nd place Brais Lorenzo (Spain); 3rd place Loli Laboureau (Argentina)

WINNER: Craig Easton (United Kingdom) for his series Bank Top 

Finalists: 2nd place Julia Fullerton-Batten (United Kingdom); 3rd place Jane Hilton (United Kingdom)


WINNER: Anas Alkharboutli (Syrian Arab Republic) for his series Sport and Fun Instead of War and Fear

Finalists: 2nd place Patrick Meinhardt (Spain); 3rd place Farzam Saleh (Islamic Republic Of Iran)


WINNER: Peter Eleveld (Netherlands) for his series Still Life Composition, Shot on Wet Plate

Finalists: 2nd place Alessandro Pollio (Italy); 3rd place Paloma Rincon (Spain)


WINNER: Luis Tato (Spain) for his series Locust Invasion in East Africa

Finalists: 2nd place Graeme Purdy (United Kingdom); 3rd place Angel Fitor (Spain)

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