2012 Photo Contest

World Press Photo of the Year Samuel Aranda

Japan's Nuclear Refugees by David Guttenfelder

Interrogation room by Donald Weber

World Aquatics Championships by Adam Pretty

Infinite Cave by Carsten Peter

Danish and Iranian Culture by Laerke Posselt

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.

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