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Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

American photographer <a href='http://saranaomiphoto.com/Singles/1/' target='_blank'>Sara Naomi Lewkowicz's </a>hard-hitting look at domestic violence placed first overall and first in the Contemporary Issues category of the <a href='http://www.worldphoto.org/about-the-sony-world-photography-awards/' target='_blank'>2014 Sony World Photography Awards</a>, a competition that celebrates the best in international contemporary photography. Jurors announced the professional winners on Wednesday, April 30. (CNN Digital's Director of Photography Simon Barnett helped judge this year's contest.)

American photographer Sara Naomi Lewkowicz's hard-hitting look at domestic violence placed first overall and first in the Contemporary Issues category of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, a competition that celebrates the best in international contemporary photography. Jurors announced the professional winners on Wednesday, April 30. (CNN Digital's Director of Photography Simon Barnett helped judge this year's contest.)