Sony World Photography Awards 2017 & Martin Parr
It's easy to get slightly anaesthetised to incredible photography. We've seen your Instagram feed, we know you're as capable of it as anyone else. That said, this annual award show is quite simply the world's largest — and best — photography exhibition: if you go to this, you're going to see some insane imagery that'll have you rubbing those eyes, rubbing those eyes some more and whispering to your pal that you cannot believe this shit. This exhibition is divided into around 10 categories, including Architecture, Conceptual, Contemporary Issues, Daily Life and Landscape and anything else you could reasonably expect. This is the best of the best, from fine art landscape shots to hard-hitting journalism. This year's show also features some unique images, books and film from legendary photographer Martin Parr. Catch it whilst you can — it's not in town for long. The nice guys from WPO have also been in touch to give us a discount: DOJO20 will get you 20% off booking online.
Tickets: £7-11 OTD
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