2012 Photo Contest

World Press Photo of the Year Samuel Aranda

Tsunami by Yasuyoshi Chiba

Hanging in Iran by Ebrahim Noroozi

Infinite Cave by Carsten Peter

Saving the desperate 'bride' by Li Yang

Strelka by Alexander Taran

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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