The photograph by Paul Hansen, which has been selected as World Press Photo of the Year 2012 by the contest jury, has been subject to heated discussion about the level of enhancement of the image file.
Posted on 14 May 2013
Following recent discussion and speculation in the media about the photograph by Paul Hansen, selected as World Press Photo of the Year 2012 by the contest jury, World Press Photo has submitted the image files for a forensic analysis. The purpose of the investigation into the authenticity and editing history of the picture is to curtail any further speculation about the integrity of the image and to establish that it is not a composite.
Posted on 27 April 2013
At the 2013 Awards Ceremony in Amsterdam's Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, HRH Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, World Press Photo's patron, gave the closing speech.
Posted on 15 March 2013
A selection committee has chosen 24 promising photographers to take part in the second round of Reporting Change workshops, which aim to improve the technical, journalistic, and storytelling skills of photojournalists in Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia.
Posted on 14 February 2013
World Press Photo is pleased to announce that it has received its annual contribution of EUR 500,000 from the Dutch Postcode Lottery (Nationale Postcode Loterij). For the past nine years, the Dutch Postcode Lottery’s generous financial support has substantially enhanced World Press Photo’s growth and development.
Posted on 02 January 2013
Keith W. Jenkins, the chair of the 2013 multimedia contest jury talks about his expectations for the upcoming contest.
Posted on 14 December 2012
The chair of the 2013 photo contest jury talks about his expectations for the upcoming contest.
Posted on 28 November 2012
Drik launches the Rural Visual Journalism Network, supported by the Academy partnership program in Bangladesh.
Posted on 28 November 2012
The second security and survival workshop for photojournalists organized by Article 19 and World Press Photo took place from 25-27 October.
Posted on 29 October 2012
A selection committee chose 36 promising photographers to take part in the first Reporting Change workshops, which aim to improve their technical, journalistic, and storytelling skills.
Posted on 18 June 2012
Femke Rotteveel explains what the Dutch Postcode Lottery is all about — and why it is funding a joint project of World Press Photo and Human Rights Watch.
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