2012 Photo Contest

World Press Photo of the Year Samuel Aranda

World Press Photo of the Year Samuel Aranda

Japan's Nuclear Refugees by David Guttenfelder

Japan's Nuclear Refugees by David Guttenfelder

Afghan police recruits by Ton Koene

Afghan police recruits by Ton Koene

World Aquatics Championships by Adam Pretty

World Aquatics Championships by Adam Pretty

Shark Fin by Paul Hilton

Shark Fin by Paul Hilton

Ironman World Championships by Donald Miralle, Jr.

Ironman World Championships by Donald Miralle, Jr.

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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