2012 Photo Contest

World Press Photo of the Year Samuel Aranda

Afghan police recruits by Ton Koene

The Return of the Native by Huimin Kuang

Drug Cartel's War by Pedro Pardo

Ironman World Championships by Donald Miralle, Jr.

Jason & Elyssa by Darcy Padilla

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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