2012 Photo Contest

World Press Photo of the Year Samuel Aranda

Japan's Nuclear Refugees by David Guttenfelder

Tsunami by Yasuyoshi Chiba

The Return of the Native by Huimin Kuang

Hanging in Iran by Ebrahim Noroozi

Drug Cartel's War by Pedro Pardo

View the entire collection of winning images from the 55th World Press Photo contest. They were selected from 101,254 photos made by 5,247 photographers from 124 different countries.

World Press Photo of the Year

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