2012 Photo Contest

World Press Photo of the Year Samuel Aranda

World Press Photo of the Year Samuel Aranda

Never Let You Go by Alejandro Kirchuk

Never Let You Go by Alejandro Kirchuk

Utøya by Niclas Hammarström

Utøya by Niclas Hammarström

The Fight for Tahrir Square by Jan Dago

The Fight for Tahrir Square by Jan Dago

Hanging in Iran by Ebrahim Noroozi

Hanging in Iran by Ebrahim Noroozi

Mubarak Steps Down by Alex Majoli

Mubarak Steps Down by Alex Majoli

View the entire collection of winning images from the 55th World Press Photo contest. They were selected from 101,254 photos made by 5,247 photographers from 124 different countries.

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