Meet the 12 participants

Congratulations to the latest 6x6 talents from South America: Johanna Andrea Alarcón Alvarez (Ecuador), Andrés Cardona Cruz (Colombia), Felipe Jácome (Ecuador), Prin Rodriguez (Peru), Liz Tasa Palomino (Peru), and Marcos Zegers (Chile). Discover their work.

Are you a visual storyteller from Ghana, Burkina Faso or Ivory Coast? Apply to get funding and mentorship for your investigative journalism project in and about West Africa. Applications close 15 October. Find out more.

Since 1955 the World Press Photo Contest has recognized professional photographers for the best pictures contributing to the past year of visual journalism. Discover the stories that matter from 2018, chosen by an independent jury of photography professionals. View the 2019 gallery here.

The World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest rewards the best forms of visual journalism enabled by digital technologies. This year, we’ve introduced two headline awards: World Press Photo Interactive of the Year and World Press Photo Online Video of the Year. View the 2019 gallery here.

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Collection

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Exhibitions

Exhibitions

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Upcoming events

World Press Photo Exhibition 2019

Paris, France

Paris, France

World Press Photo Exhibition 2019

Groningen, the Netherlands

Groningen, the Netherlands

World Press Photo Exhibition 2019

Lucca, Italy

Lucca, Italy

World Press Photo Exhibition 2019

Den Bosch, The Netherlands

Den Bosch, The Netherlands

World Press Photo Exhibition 2019

Opole, Poland

Opole, Poland

World Press Photo Exhibition 2019

Zwolle, the Netherlands

Zwolle, the Netherlands

World Press Photo Exhibition 2019

Valle d'Aosta, Italy

Valle d'Aosta, Italy

World Press Photo Exhibition 2019

Hilversum, The Netherlands

Hilversum, The Netherlands

World Press Photo Exhibition 2019

Freiburg, Germany

Freiburg, Germany

World Press Photo Exhibition 2019

Oldenburg, Germany

Oldenburg, Germany