1978 Photo Contest

World Press Photo of the Year Leslie Hammond

World Press Photo of the Year Leslie Hammond

Featured photo by Ute Mahler

Featured photo by Ute Mahler

Featured photo by Sven-Erik Sjöberg

Featured photo by Sven-Erik Sjöberg

Featured photo by John Downing

Featured photo by John Downing

Featured photo by Juhan Kuus

Featured photo by Juhan Kuus

Featured photo by Vincent Mentzel

Featured photo by Vincent Mentzel

View the entire collection of winning images from the 21st World Press Photo contest. They were selected from 3,689 photos made by 714 photographers from 48 different countries.