2012 Photo Contest

World Press Photo of the Year Samuel Aranda

World Press Photo of the Year Samuel Aranda

Utøya by Niclas Hammarström

Utøya by Niclas Hammarström

Tsunami by Yasuyoshi Chiba

Tsunami by Yasuyoshi Chiba

World Aquatics Championships by Adam Pretty

World Aquatics Championships by Adam Pretty

Heteropoda by Joan Costa

Heteropoda by Joan Costa

Dakar Fashion Week by Vincent Boisot

Dakar Fashion Week by Vincent Boisot

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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