British photographer Alys Tomlinson won Photographer of the Year at the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards.
Image: Alys Tomlinson/2018 Sony World Photography Awards
THE WINNERS OF the Sony World Photography Awards 2018 have been announced.
The coveted Photographer of the Year title went to British photographer Alys Tomlinson, who won $25,000 for her series, Ex-Voto. The series captures the idea of pilgrimage through the landscapes of sites in France, Ireland and Poland and in still-life images of offerings that have been made at these locations.
In Ireland, Tomlinson shot at Ballyvourney, a Gaeltacht village in southwest Co Cork considered to be a pilgrimage site. Near the village is a stone slab inscribed with a Maltese Cross with a figure, believed to be a pilgrim, above it.
The series was praised by t
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