Jury chair Gary Knight offers photographers a few tips to keep in mind when preparing to enter this year's photo contest.
Posted on 25 November 2013
In 2011, the Pedro Meyer Foundation (Fundación Pedro Meyer) joined forces with World Press Photo to offer a Diploma on Visual Storytelling and New Media with the aim to improve the production and distribution skills of visual journalists in Mexico and the wider region. Since the start of the partnership, 60 students have completed the diploma course.
Posted on 21 October 2013
Ten promising North African visual journalists have been selected to take part in the Reporting Change Multimedia Course, which aims to strengthen the multimedia storytelling skills of professionals working in Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia.
Posted on 17 September 2013
A committee has selected 10 photographers from the Reporting Change Storytelling workshops to receive a € 2000 grant in order to produce a story from the North African region.
Posted on 14 May 2013
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.