1996 Photo Contest

World Press Photo of the Year Lucian Perkins

World Press Photo of the Year Lucian Perkins

Featured photo by Nian Zeng

Featured photo by Nian Zeng

Featured photo by Lori Grinker

Featured photo by Lori Grinker

Featured photo by Manfred Linke

Featured photo by Manfred Linke

Featured photo by James Nachtwey

Featured photo by James Nachtwey

Featured photo by Gideon Mendel

Featured photo by Gideon Mendel

View the entire collection of winning images from the 39th World Press Photo contest. They were selected from 29,116 photos made by 3,068 photographers from 103 different countries.

Arts and Entertainment

Children's Award

Daily Life

General News

Nature

People in the News

Science & Technology

Sports