Sony World Photography Awards announces winner of Hong Kong category

The world’s largest photography competition, the Sony World Photography Awards, has announced the winners of its Open categories and National categories for 2017.

Over 227,596 entries from 183 countries entered the competition.

The National category is open to photographers of all abilities and aims to find the best single photograph taken by a local photographer in 65 countries.

The judges picked The Opposite by Tomy Tong Chun Kin as the winner of the Hong Kong National Award.

The photo is a delicate and original shot taken for a student fashion styling project in January 2016.

“This achievement is really special to me because it has given me recognition. Thank you for all the support from my family and friends. Photography is my whole life,” said Tomy.

Second place went to K.W Hon’s photo Dance, while Wilson Lee’s Moonlight finished third.

Click here to view more photos from the Sony World Photography Awards.

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