Face Of The Day

The Fighter, The Father by Nikolai Linares

UMMA fighter Jorge Herrera prepares for an upcoming fight in a photo from Nikolai Linares’ series The Fighter, The Fatherwhich originally ran in the Danish newspaper Berlingske. Nikolai’s blog is here. The photo has been shortlisted for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards. Alan Taylor compiled a gallery of many of the contending images:

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year’s contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. … Winners are scheduled to be announced in March and April.