One month left to enter the Sony World Photography Awards

You've one month left to submit your entries to the Sony World Photography Awards, which will be judged by the panel announced today. W.M. Hunt is chairing the jury of ten, and will be joined by: Ruth Eichhorn, Director of Photography, Geo Magazine (Germany); Johanna Neurath, Design Director for Thames & Hudson publishing (UK); Isabella Icoz, Art Advisor (Turkey); Guy Harrington, Director, Soho Management (UK); Matthew Pillsbury, Photographer (US); Harry Hardie, Panos Pictures/ HERE Press (UK); Suzy Koo, Creative Media Manager, Burberry (UK); Poorna Bell, Lifestyle Editor, Huffington Post and Simon Barnett, Director of Photography, CNN Digital. There's a complete range of categories and competitions for you to enter, depending on whether you're amateur, professional, or a youth. Professional photographers can put themselves up for the $25,000 L'Iris d'Or by submitting a series of photos to any one of 15 categories. Amateurs can enter the Open competition, with a chance of winning $5,000. And three photographers under 20 years old will be chosen as winners of the Youth competition. All the winners will receive kit from Sony, too.

All of the winners and finalists will see their photos exhibited at Somerset House in London from 1 to 18 May 2014. The shortlists will be announced on 4 Febraury, ready for the final judgement and announcements on 30 April 2014.

© Cory Kipa, New Zealand. Open Nature & Wildlife, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

A few of the entries from the Open competition have been released to get your juices flowing. All of the entry details are available on the World Photography website.

©Carlos Duarte, Spain. Open People, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards