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Sony World Photography Awards 2009

Sony has announced the Sony World Photography Awards 2009 for both professional and amateur photographers.

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Sony has announced the Sony World Photography Awards 2009 for both professional and amateur photographers. The awards will have 12 categories for professional photographers and nine for amateurs and is open to everyone.

Key dates

2008

22 September Professional and amateur categories open for submissions

9 October Global tour opens in Tokyo

31 October Student Focus participating universities announced

25 November WPA Judges announced

2 December Global tour opens in New York

31 December Closing date for professional and amateur categories

2009

24 February Amateur and professional awards shortlist announcement

3 March Student Focus winners’ announcement

17 March Amateur and professional winners’ announcement

14-19 April Festival @ The Sony World Photography Awards - exhibitions and events in Cannes

16 April Sony World Photography Awards gala evening and ceremony

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