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New York – Thirty-one year-old American photographer Sara Naomi Lewkowicz is tonight announced as the winner of the 2014 Sony World Photography Award ‘Photographer of the Year.’

Beating over 139,554 entries from 166 countries, this represents the highest number of entries in the awards’ seven year history.

The photographer collected her award – Sony digital imaging equipment and $25,000 (USD) prize money – at the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Gala Ceremony held in London.

The judges voted unanimously for Lewkowicz’s hard-hitting series, ‘Shane and Maggie’, – an intimate examination of domestic violence as a process – as this year’s winner.

The wining series of works showcase the very best in international contemporary photography – from still life and architectural images forcing the viewer to find something surprising within the everyday – to witty images of wet dogs. The winners are:

• Architecture – Ludovic Maillard, France

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• Arts and Culture – Viviana Peretti, Italy

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• Campaign – Spencer Murphy, UK

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• Conceptual – Thomas Brummett, US

• Contemporary Issues – Sara Naomi Lewkowicz, US

• Current Affairs – Guy Martin, UK

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• Landscape – Roei Greenberg, Israel

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• Lifestyle – Myriam Meloni, Italy

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• Nature & Wildlife – Michael Nichols, US

• People – Mario Wezel, Germany

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• Portraiture – Sophie Gamand, France

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• Sport – Salvatore Di Gregorio, Italy

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• Still Life – Amanda Harman, UK

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• Travel – Ricardo Teles, Brazil

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