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Sean Batten's photograph, 'The calm before the storm' has been shortlisted in the Architecture category. The eerie photograph shows a deserted Canary Wharf tube station with light flooding in through the glass ceiling. (Sean Batten/2014 Sony World Photography Awards)

Sony World Photography Awards 2014: The 'Open' shortlist

The shortlist for the prestigious Sony World Photography Awards for the 'open prize' has been revealed. This 'open' category is for photographers who are not professionals. Fifteen have been selected - with two British photographers in the mix - and they have covered a wide range of subjects. Among the categories are 'Smile', 'Split second' and 'Architecture'. The winners will be revealed in April. Here are the frontrunners ...