Fantastic winners images from the Sony World Photography Awards 2021

Here are some of the marvellous winning images submitted to the Sony World Photography Awards 2021. (image credit: © Juan López Ruiz, Spain, Category Winner, Open, Landscape, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards)
This photo is part of a series designed to show an authentic representation of the photographer's community which had been called "segregated" by the press. (image credit: © Craig Easton, United Kingdom, Overall Winner Professional, Portraiture, Sony World Photography Awards 2021)
Another award winner. This one features an unusual portrait of an African woman in a Victorian-style dress backdropped by wild surroundings.  (image credit: © Tamary Kudita, Zimbabwe, Category Winner, Open, Creative, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards)
Tomas Vocelka's photo was originally selected as a finalist and now has been announced as the winner. Intriguing images of an abandoned military complex. (image credit: © Tomas Vocelka, Czech Republic, Winner, Professional, Architecture & Design, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards)
A little creative work here sees NASA's original images repurposed with amusing results. (image credit: © Mark Hamilton Gruchy, United Kingdom, Finalist, Professional, Creative, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards)
The battle of man vs beast captured in a photo. Thousands of locusts have invaded and are causing all sorts of problems. A real problem in Africa. (image credit: © Luis Tato, Spain, Finalist, Professional, Wildlife & Nature, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards)
"I created this picture with the idea of representing the feeling of being trapped in a moment, or in one's own reality" said winning photographer Pubarun Basu. (image credit: © Pubarun Basu, India, Winner, Youth, Composition and Design, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards)
These award winning photos show young people striving for a better future, working a job they believe in because of a sense of responsibility.  (image credit: © Coenraad Heinz Torlage, South Africa, Student Photographer of the Year, Student Competition, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards)
This professional photographer uses stunning photography skills to tell an interesting story about an otherwise innocent-looking flower (the flower of death). (image credit: © Vito Fusco, Italy, Winner, Professional, Documentary Projects, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards)
Life is pretty different in Iceland. (image credit: © Simone Tramonte, Italy, Winner, Professional, Environment, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards)
A lone tent is seen in an otherwise empty desert, with a lone cloud hanging majestically in the air above it. (image credit: © Majid Hojjati, Iran, Finalist, Professional, Landscape, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards)
Laura Pannack's portfolio continues a variety of interesting photographs. Images that were good enough to win awards. (image credit: © Laura Pannack, United Kingdom, Winner, Professional, Portfolio, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards)
These photos tell an interesting story where in a war-torn country children are seen having fun with sport and taking a break from living in fear.  (image credit: © Anas Alkharboutli, Syrian Arab Republic, Winner, Professional, Sport, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards)
Simple objects photographed in magnificent ways. This is one of several still life images snapped by this award winning photographer. (image credit: © Peter Eleveld, Netherlands, Winner, Professional, Still Life, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards)