Sony World Photography Awards' Youth competition winners announced

Update! 17:28, Thursday 20 March 2014: Bohran Mardani, who was originally named as the winner of the Youth Culture category, was found not to be 19 nineteen years old when he took his image, as he claimed. He has subequently been disqualified and Anastasia Zhetvina, 19 years old and from Russia, named as winner for her image Young talents. This post has been updated to reflect this. The Sony World Photography Awards' Youth competition is open to anyone under the age of 20. There are three categories to which they can submit their photos—culture, environment, and portraiture—and one winner is selected from each. Those three talented young people are each presented with a Sony A5000 as a prize, and one of them will be named as the Youth Photographer of the Year. She or he will be flown to London, to the awards ceremony, to receive the award and see their image exhibited at Somerset House. And this year's winners?

'Young Talent' - © Anastasia Zhetvina, Russia  2014 Sony World Photography Awards.

Untitled, © Paulina Metzscher, Germany  Winner, Youth Portraits, 2014 Sony World Photography Award

'Life and line' - © Turjoy Chowdhury, Bangladesh, Winner, Youth Environment, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards