2012 Photo Contest

World Press Photo of the Year Samuel Aranda

Bolivianas by Pietro Paolini

World Aquatics Championships by Adam Pretty

Rhino Wars by Brent Stirton

Danish and Iranian Culture by Laerke Posselt

North Korea by Damir Sagolj

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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