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Welcome to our Press Center. Our most recent press releases are listed below in descending chronological order. Click the red arrow in the Downloads box on the right to view our press kits that are available for the media. Under Highlights are a selection of featured videos, which can be embedded on your website.

WORLD PRESS PHOTO ANTICIPATES AN EXCITING 2013 EXHIBITION SEASON

The World Press Photo 13 exhibition opened at De Oude Kerk in Amsterdam on Friday, 26 April, during the Awards Days, before it will continue on a  year-long tour

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20th EDITION JOOP SWART MASTERCLASS WELCOMES NEW TALENTS

World Press Photo announced the names of the young photographers who have been selected to come together with a group of masters for the 20th edition of the annual World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass, at a dinner hosted by Canon during the Awards Days. During the six-day masterclass meeting to be held from 2 to 8 November 2013 in Amsterdam, the participating photographers will interact with six prominent experts, discussing technical and visual aspects of their work, as well as their role as a photographer.

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MULTIMEDIA PRACTICES IN VISUAL STORYTELLING – A PIONEERING STUDY

World Press Photo is proud to publish the results of a pioneering global study into the emergence and development of multimedia in visual storytelling. The findings will be presented by research director Dr David Campbell, as part of a multimedia-themed program during the 2013 World Press Photo Awards Days, on Thursday 25 April, at Felix Meritis in Amsterdam.

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WORLD PRESS PHOTO TENTOONSTELLING VANAF 26 APRIL TE BEZICHTIGEN IN AMSTERDAMSE OUDE KERK

De World Press Photo 2013 tentoonstelling is van 26 april tot en met 23 juni te bezichtigen in de Oude Kerk in Amsterdam.

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SWEDISH PHOTOGRAPHER PAUL HANSEN WINS PREMIER PHOTO CONTEST AWARD

The international jury of the 56th annual World Press Photo Contest has selected a picture by Paul Hansen of the Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter as the World Press Photo of the Year 2012.

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WORLD PRESS PHOTO WINNERS TO BE ANNOUNCED ON 15 FEBRUARY 2013

The award-winning photos of the 56th annual World Press Photo Contest will be revealed on Friday 15 February 2013 at 11.00 a.m. CET. Following the announcement, the awarded images will be published in an online gallery on this website.

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WORLD PRESS PHOTO ANNOUNCES MULTIMEDIA CONTEST WINNING PRODUCTIONS

The international jury of the 2013 World Press Photo Multimedia Contest has awarded prizes in three categories: Online Short, Online Feature and Interactive Documentary.

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SANTIAGO LYON TO REPLACE GARY KNIGHT AS CHAIRMAN OF THE 2013 WORLD PRESS PHOTO CONTEST

Winning images to be revealed on 15 February 2013. 

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REPORTING CHANGE: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS PHOTO STORYTELLING COURSE

World Press Photo invites photojournalists and documentary photographers from Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia to apply for the Reporting Change photo storytelling course.

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COUNTDOWN TO THE THIRD WORLD PRESS PHOTO MULTIMEDIA CONTEST RESULTS: WINNERS TO BE RELEASED FRIDAY 1 FEBRUARY 2013

The winning productions of the third annual contest for multimedia productions will be announced on 1 February 2013 and can be viewed on the World Press Photo website as of 16.00 CET.

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