2012 Photo Contest

World Press Photo of the Year Samuel Aranda

World Press Photo of the Year Samuel Aranda

Pastoral by Alexander Gronsky

Pastoral by Alexander Gronsky

Strelka by Alexander Taran

Strelka by Alexander Taran

World Aquatics Championships by Adam Pretty

World Aquatics Championships by Adam Pretty

A mouthful by Johnny Haglund

A mouthful by Johnny Haglund

Jason & Elyssa by Darcy Padilla

Jason & Elyssa by Darcy Padilla

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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