2011 photo contest

The international jury of the 54th annual World Press Photo Contest selected a picture by Jodi Bieber from South Africa as the World Press Photo of the Year 2010.

In this section we offer an overview of everything related to the 2011 World Press Photo Contest. Browse the gallery to view all the winning photographs, hear the jury's perpective on the contest and its winners, listen to the winners explain the story behind their photos and much more.

2011 photo contest gallery

Browse all award-winning images from the 54th World Press Photo Contest.

Photographer voices

Interviews with the 2011 winners

Jury perspectives

The 2011 photo contest jury

2011 photo contest jury

The 19-member jury gathered in Amsterdam for the judging.

A phone call to Jodi Bieber

Photo © Jerome Delay

List of winners from the 2011 photo contest

Press release: Announcing the winner

The international jury of the 54th annual World Press Photo Contest has selected a picture by Jodi Bieber from South Africa as the World Press Photo of the Year 2010.

Learn about the World Press Photo Contest, its history and the setup.

A look into the setup of the photo contest judging.

Images from the 2011 photo contest judging