2013 Photo Contest

World Press Photo of the Year Paul Hansen

Syria Under Siege by Alessio Romenzi

Whale Sharks by Thomas P. Peschak

Emperor Penguins by Paul Nicklen

People of Mercy by Stephan Vanfleteren

Barcelona Demonstrations by Emilio Morenatti

View the entire collection of winning images from the 56th World Press Photo contest. They were selected from 103,481 photos made by 5,666 photographers from 124 different countries.

World Press Photo of the Year

Contemporary Issues

Daily Life

General News


Observed Portraits

Sports Action

Sports Feature

Spot News

Staged Portraits