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2013 Sony World Photography Awards Winners: 3D and Open Categories 

© Matjaž Tančič, Slovenia, Winner, 3D Award, 2013 Sony World Photography Awards

On Tuesday, it was announced by the governing body of the World Photography Organization that Matjaž Tančič, a Slovenian Fashion photographer, had won the award for best 3D image in the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards. According to the World Photography Organization website: "His image, TIME KEEPER, is inspired by the setup of Hui-style living rooms in the old village houses of Yixian, China."   

After launching his career as a photojournalist for Mladina magazine, he turned his sights on fashion. A graduate of the London College of Fashion, Tančič is now one of the leading 3D fashion photographers. Dividing his time between Beijing and Ljublijana. Tančič’s work has been exhibited and featured in publications around the world, including Vogue, L Officiel and Inspire and Look de Book.

The awards for each of the ten categories in the 2013 Sony World Photography Open Competition were also given out on Tuesday, with the overall winner (dubbed the Open Photographer of the Year) to be announced on April 25th during a special gala in which he/she will be given a $5000 prize. The competition was comprised of almost 55,000 entries from all corners of the globe. The winning pictures are displayed and listed in the slideshow below:


For more information on the competition and the Youth and National Award Winners, go to the Sony World Photography Awards page.  

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