2023 Contest Expert Talk: Africa

28 November 2022

Are you a photojournalist or documentary photographer from Africa interested in entering the 2023 World Press Photo Contest?

Join our online expert talk on Monday 28 November for information and tips on preparing your entry with 2022 Contest winner Sodiq Adelakun Adekola, 2022 Contest Africa jury chair N’Goné Fall, and World Press Photo Contest director Anna Lena Mehr.

They will run you through the 2023 Contest entry process, share insights on how to effectively submit your best work, and answer all your questions so you can be ready to enter the contest when it opens for entries on 1 December 2022.

The expert talk will take place online over Zoom and is free for everyone to attend upon registration. You can submit your questions in advance by emailing them to, or ask them during the Q&A session at the end of the talk.


13.00 Cape Verde time
14.00 Greenwich Mean Time
15.00 West Africa time
16.00 Central Africa time
17.00 East Africa time


Free online event - Register here


Sodiq Adelakun Adekola, Nigeria, photo and video journalist, and 2022 Contest winner
N’Goné Fall, Senegal, independent curator, and 2022 Contest Africa jury chair
Anna Lena Mehr, Contest director, World Press Photo
Photos (left to right): N’Goné Fall and members of the global jury during the 2022 Contest judging in Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Sodiq Adelakun Adekola at the 2022 Winners’ Program in Amsterdam. Credit: Frank van Beek, ANP.