The winners of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards have been revealed. This year's edition of the world's biggest photography competition received more than 105,000 entries from 66 countries.

The judges have also revealed the winners of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards National Awards, a global programme to find the best single picture taken by a local photographer in each country. Now in its fourth year, the National Awards is unique in both scope and reach and opened up to photographers from Cambodia, Nepal, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates for the first time this year.

IBTimes UK presents the best photograph from each of the 66 countries that submitted entries to the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards.

Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Argentina: La Boca Town by Jose Maria Perez NuñezJose Maria Perez Nuñez/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Australia: Vice by Evan GeorgeEvan George/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Austria: No friends on powder days by Julian WalknerJulian Walkner/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Bangladesh: Howrah Bridge by Mohammad Amir HamjaMohammad Amir Hamja/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Belgium: Thijs Aerts by Katrijn Van GielKatrijn Van Giel/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Bulgaria: Old River by Ivan MiladinovIvan Miladinov/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Cambodia: The Three Hopes by Ly MinLy Min/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Canada: W for Walk by Harley YangHarley Yang/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Chile: Old lady and the Letter by Francisco UbillaFrancisco Ubilla/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
China: Tai Chi by Jianguo GongJianguo Gong/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Colombia: Submerged field by Camilo DiazCamilo Diaz/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Croatia: Swirl, Kovitlanje by Petar SabolPetar Sabol/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Czech Republic: Maja and Thomas by Simona NalepkovaSimona Nalepkova/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Denmark: Hearth #3 by Lise JohanssonLise Johansson/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Ecuador: Silhouette by Cesar Augusto Gaitan CortezCesar Augusto Gaitan Cortez/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Egypt: Can't Smile by Mohamed Roushdy El-dorMohamed Roushdy El-dor/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Emirates: Transportation by Mustafa JindiMustafa Jindi/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Estonia: Ladybug by Annela SamuelAnnela Samuel/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Finland: Lemon Beverage by Antti HallakorpiAntti Hallakorpi/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
France: Tabular Iceberg by Josselin CornouJosselin Cornou/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Germany: Gassing Up At Roy's by Ralph GräfRalph Gräf/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Greece: Halloween Protagonists by Constantinos SofikitisConstantinos Sofikitis/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Hong Kong: The Opposite by Chun Kin Tong, TOMYChun Kin Tong, TOMY/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Hungary: Oliver by Edina CsobothEdina Csoboth/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
India: Reckless Kids by Nikunj RathodNikunj Rathod/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Indonesia: The Billiard Gangster by Fajar KristiantoFajar Kristianto/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Ireland: Bonfire Night 15th August 2016 in Derry by Bernard WardBernard Ward/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Holy Friday in Enna by Salvatore MazzeoSalvatore Mazzeo/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Japan: Trajectory of Konotori by Homare HamadaHomare Hamada/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Kenya: Suit And Tie by Austin OdungaAustin Odunga/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Korea (Republic of): Los Angeles 2016 by Seung Jong LeeSeung Jong Lee/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Latvia: Morning by Katerina AnnenkovaKaterina Annenkova/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Lithuania: Ugne, Dovydas ir Egidijus by Tadas KazakeviciusTadas Kazakevicius/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Malaysia: Going Home by Jian Seng SohJian Seng Soh/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Mexico: Contained by Tania Franco KleinTania Franco Klein/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Myanmar: Pray by Kyaw Win HlaingKyaw Win Hlaing/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Nepal: The Ballerina by Shashanka ChitrakarShashanka Chitrakar/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Netherlands: Mama by Ewa CwiklaEwa Cwikla/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
New Zealand: Triple Exposed by Miriam StrongMiriam Strong/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Norway: Gjettum 2016 by Henning S PettersenHenning S Pettersen/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Pakistan: Happiness by Shabir MianShabir Mian/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Panama: Cautious by Jonatan BanistaJonatan Banista/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Peru: Something Casual by Carloman Macidiano Céspedes RiojasCarloman Macidiano Céspedes Riojas/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Philippines: A Bedouin Boy in Oman by Mark L VicenteMark L Vicente/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Poland: 116 by Arek RatajArek Rataj/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Portugal: Window by Luís GodinhoLuís Godinho/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Qatar: Rounded life by Firos SyedFiros Syed/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Romania: Far From Gravity by Alex AndriesiAlex Andriesi/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Russia: Mathilda by Alexander VinogradovAlexander Vinogradov/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Saudi Arabia: Fisherman by Khalid AlsabatKhalid Alsabat/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Serbia: Exist by Jelena JankovićJelena Janković/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Singapore: Singapore at Dawn by Lester Koh Meng HuaLester Koh Meng Hua/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Slovakia: Light from above by Peter SvobodaPeter Svoboda/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Slovenia: Red line by Aleš KomovecAleš Komovec/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Spain: Suffering by Santos Moreno VillarSantos Moreno Villar/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Sri Lanka: Sleeping Beauty by Deveni Nishantha ManjulaDeveni Nishantha Manjula/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Sweden: Buffaloes and Stars by Andreas HembAndreas Hemb/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Switzerland: Flamingos’ Soul by Alessandra MeniconziAlessandra Meniconzi/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Taiwan: Squid by Jim ChenJim Chen/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Thailand: Waves of Beauty by Polpich KomsonPolpich Komson/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Turkey: Mourning Ceremony by Emrah KarakoçEmrah Karakoç/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
UK: Oculus by Tim CornbillTim Cornbill/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Ukraine: A Certain Order by Zani ArkadinaZani Arkadina/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
US: Read All About It by Argus Paul EstabrookArgus Paul Estabrook/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Venezuela: Petare Crucifixion by Kala MadrizKala Madriz/Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2017 national winners
Vietnam: Mother's Love by Ngoc Mai NguyenNgoc Mai Nguyen/Sony World Photography Awards 2017

The winners of the Open categories and the National Awards will all be shown at the Sony World Photography Awards & Martin Parr exhibition at Somerset House, London, which opens on 21 April and runs until 7 May.