Chinese photographer Fan Li won the architecture and design category for his images of an abandoned cement factory. Scroll through the gallery to see a selection of images from the winners of this year's Sony World Photography Awards.
Lee-Ann Olwage, from South Africa, was honored for her series "The Right to Play."
The UK's Hugh Kinsella Cunningham, who chronicled the work of women's rights activists in the Democratic Republic of Congo, won in the documentary project category.
Hugh Kinsella Cunningham
Marisol Mendez and Federico Kaplan, from Bolivia and Argentina respectively, won the environment category for "Miruku," their series on the indigenous Wayuu people in La Guajira, Colombia.
Polish photographer Kacper Kowalski's black and white images saw him named winner of the landscape category.
British photographer James Deavin got the nod for a series of images shot in Saudi Arabia in 2022.
Photographer Al Bello claimed top prize in the sport category for his series on Kelsie Whitmore, the first female baseball player to play in an all-male professional league.
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Kechun Zhang, from China, won with his series "The Sky Garden," which captured trees and plants being transported at a nursery.
Photographer Corey Arnold was recognized for his series documenting the relationship between a North Carolina couple and the bears that show up on their back porch.
The $5,000 Open Photographer of the Year prize, which honors a single image, went to Dinorah Graue Obscura for her shot of two crested caracara birds in southern Texas.
Dinorah Graue Obscura
Long Jing, a student at China's Yunnan Arts University, won the Student Photographer of the Year prize for his series on the region's opera traditions.
Youth Photographer of the Year went to 17-year-old Hai Wang for his photograph showing endless rows of empty colored chairs after a school ceremony was canceled during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Alessandro Cinque won the awards' inaugural Sustainability Prize for his series looking at attempts to tackle chronic water shortages in Peru's capital, Lima.