Breathtaking entries to the Sony World Photography Awards 2018, the world’s biggest photography exhibition, have just been revealed. The Sony World Photography Awards aims to recognize and reward the best contemporary photography in the world, with the contest free to enter and open to photographers of all levels. The judges will award prizes from across 10 different categories, including Landscape and Nature, Street Photography, Portraiture, and even an Enhanced category, where photographers get to show off their editing skills. The deadline for the Open competition is January 4 next year and January 11 for the Professional. Among the amazing shots already handed over to judges is a spectacular portrait of a Kalahari lion with sunshine illuminating its golden eyes. Another picture shows a lion-tailed macaque in stark black and white as he keeps an eye other monkeys while they drink water. Many more incredible wildlife shots are included in the batch of pictures, including this herd of elephants thumping through a rainy landscape.