1979 Photo Contest

World Press Photo of the Year Sadayuki Mikami

World Press Photo of the Year Sadayuki Mikami

Featured photo by Manfred Vollmer

Featured photo by Manfred Vollmer

Featured photo by Wim Hofland

Featured photo by Wim Hofland

Featured photo by Pavel Melus

Featured photo by Pavel Melus

Featured photo by David G. Mugar

Featured photo by David G. Mugar

Featured photo by Rick McCarthy

Featured photo by Rick McCarthy

View the entire collection of winning images from the 22nd World Press Photo contest. They were selected from 3,760 photos made by 720 photographers from 50 different countries.