14 Stunning Finalist Photos from the World Photography Awards

A look at some of the best work by some professional and amateur photographers from around the world.

The World Photography Organization announced the finalists for the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards. The shortlist was culled from over 170,000 entries submitted by professional and amateur photographers in 171 countries. Here are some of our favorite 14 images from the professional, youth, and open categories.

The winners will be announced April 23, 2015.

(h/t Distractify)