1997 Photo Contest

World Press Photo of the Year Francesco Zizola

World Press Photo of the Year Francesco Zizola

Featured photo by Philippe Gontier

Featured photo by Philippe Gontier

Featured photo by Jonathan Olley

Featured photo by Jonathan Olley

Featured photo by Gerard Uferas

Featured photo by Gerard Uferas

Featured photo by Laurent Monlaü

Featured photo by Laurent Monlaü

Featured photo by Mark Zaleski

Featured photo by Mark Zaleski

View the entire collection of winning images from the 40th World Press Photo contest. They were selected from 35,650 photos made by 3,663 photographers from 119 different countries.

Arts and Entertainment

Children's Award

Daily Life

General News

Nature

People in the News

Portraits

Science & Technology