The Croatian photographer Petar Sabol has won the National Award for Croatia at the Sony World Photography Awards 2018.
Sabol’s winning photo titled ‘’Mating of honey birds’’ was declared the best by the jury among 129,338 applied photos from all around the world. This is the third consecutive award of the Croatian photographer, also known as ‘’Sharp Eye’’, at the Sony World Photography Awards.
Apart from the prestigious award, the Sony company rewarded Sabol with the latest digital recording equipment.
The winning photo will be presented within the Sony World Photography Awards exhibition, which is to take place in London from the 20th April to the 6th of May 2018. The photo will also be published in the Book of Awards for 2018.
In addition, the World Photography Organization (WPO), which manages various initiatives for amateur and professional photographers, hosts the annual Sony World Photography Awards and the subsequent World Photography Festival, exhibiting the work of winning photographers in each category. Sponsored by Sony, the awards took place in Cannes since 2008 and moved to London in 2011.