Hanna Persson places in top ten in Sony World photo contest

Hanna Persson places in top ten in Sony World photo contest

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"Surgical Pain," by Hanna Persson was a top ten image in the Portraits category in the youth competition of the 2013 Sony World Photography contest. — Photo by Hanna Persson

Hanna Persson of Edgartown, a 2012 graduate of Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School and a freshman at Lasell College in Newton, was named a commended photographer in the youth competition of the 2013 Sony World Photography contest.

Ms. Persson placed in the top ten in the portrait category with a photograph titled Surgical Pain. The photograph was chosen out of 5,106 entries. “An incredible achievement,” according to a press release published by the World Photography Organization based in London, U.K.

For more detailed information regarding the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition and World Photo London, visit worldphoto.org/WorldPhotoLondon