Slideshow: Open Shortlist and Category winners for the Sony World Photography Awards

Sony World Photography Awards, in partnership with the World Photography Organisation, announced the top 130 images for their Shortlist and Open competition. Photographers from all over the world submitted standalone images to the following categories: Architecture, Creative, Landscape, Lifestyle, Motion, Natural World & Wildlife, Object, Portraiture, Street Photography, and Travel.

We’ve rounded up some of our favorite picks from the Open and Shortlist categories. Photographer of the Year will be announced on April 15th.