The 9th Sony World Photography Awards were presented yesterday evening in London, 14 awards of which the major prize of $25,000 was conferred on Asghar Khamseh. I was a member of one of the two juries, each awarding 7 prizes in its category before getting together for the big prize. It had to be chosen almost immediately and with near unanimity. I had never been part of such a jury before: between 7,000 and 10,000 photos per day for three days.
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