1956 Photo Contest

World Press Photo of the Year Helmuth Pirath

World Press Photo of the Year Helmuth Pirath

Featured photo by Franz Votava

Featured photo by Franz Votava

Featured photo by Antoine Rulmont

Featured photo by Antoine Rulmont

Featured photo by Helmuth Pirath

Featured photo by Helmuth Pirath

View the entire collection of winning images from the 2nd World Press Photo contest. They were selected from 515 photos made by 181 photographers from 20 different countries.