2020 Sony Alpha Awards open for entries

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The 2020 Sony Alpha Awards have opened for entries, offering a prize pool of more than $30,000 for Sony shooters in Australia and New Zealand.

Fresh ice, Liquid salt, James Muir (NZ)
2019 overall winner, Fresh ice, Liquid salt, James Muir (NZ)

This year’s competition features eleven categories; Astrophotography, City/Street, Compact Camera, Creative, Editorial, Landscape, Nature, Portrait, Seascape, Sports and Wedding.

Over $30,000 worth of Sony camera gear is up for grabs – including $2,000 of imaging gear per category, and each of the category winners being in with the chance to win the overall Grand Prize of gear to the value of $10,000.

For 2020, the junior cateogry also returns, with the theme “Evolution”. This competition aims to recognise young Australian photographers aged 11-18 years old. To enter, applicants can submit photos captured on any device, whether a camera, tablet or smartphone, then upload to Instagram. Entrants have a chance to share in a prize pool valued at over $5,000.

More than 4,000 entries were received in the 2019 edition of the free annual competition. The only prerequisite is images must be taken with Sony Alpha cameras (body and lens), or a Sony fixed-lens Compact Camera (Compact Camera category only). 

Submissions close on 24 May 2020. You can enter on the Alpha Awards competition page.

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