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.

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.