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Download See the Story, a free publication that gives you information on how you come to see photos and digital stories - including how the stories of the 2019 Contests were chosen, how they are made, and how they raise questions about important issues.

Our exhibition travels to over 100 locations around the world each year, showcasing the stories that matter with photography from the annual Photo Contest. It is currently on display in De Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam until 7 July 2019. Find an exhibition location near you.

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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Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Exhibiting the stories that matter to more than four million people in over 100 cities and 45 countries each year

Upcoming events

World Press Photo Exhibition 2019

Saguenay, Canada

Saguenay, Canada

World Press Photo Exhibition 2019

Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

World Press Photo Exhibition 2019

Gavoi, Italy

Gavoi, Italy

World Press Photo Exhibition 2019

Prangins, Switzerland

Prangins, Switzerland

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

Opole, Poland

Opole, Poland

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

Oldenburg, Germany

Oldenburg, Germany