2002 Photo Contest

World Press Photo of the Year Erik Refner

World Press Photo of the Year Erik Refner

Featured photo by Ziyah Gafic

Featured photo by Ziyah Gafic

Featured photo by Tim Hetherington

Featured photo by Tim Hetherington

Featured photo by Dean Sewell

Featured photo by Dean Sewell

Featured photo by Tim Dirven

Featured photo by Tim Dirven

Featured photo by Craig Golding

Featured photo by Craig Golding

View the entire collection of winning images from the 45th World Press Photo contest. They were selected from 49,235 photos made by 4,171 photographers from 123 different countries.

World Press Photo of the Year

Arts and Entertainment

Children's Award

Daily Life

General News

Nature

People in the News

Portraits

Science & Technology