World Press Photo Yearbook

Showcasing winning photography from the 2020 Photo Contest

Yearbook 2020

We’re proud to present the World Press Photo Yearbook 2020, featuring ‘Straight Voice,’ the World Press Photo of the Year by Yasuyoshi Chiba, on the cover and a new design.

The Yearbook 2020 showcases the most striking images and compelling visual stories of 2019 with winning photography from the 2020 Photo Contest, taken by 44 photographers from 24 countries, selected by an independent jury. 

Available in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. 

Available internationally via Lannoo Publishers
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Yearbook 2021

On 10 March, the World Press Photo Foundation announced the nominees for the 64th World Press Photo Contest and the 11th Digital Storytelling Contest - including the nominees for the World Press Photo of the Year, World Press Photo Story of the Year, World Press Photo Interactive of the Year and World Press Photo Online video of the year.

The nominees for the World Press Photo Contest 2021 are 45 photographers from 28 countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Bangladesh, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Greece, India, Indonesia, Italy, Iran, Ireland, Mexico, Myanmar, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Netherlands, United States.

The winners of the 2021 Contests will be announced on April 15 and the accompanying Yearbook 2021 will be published at the end of April.

The nominated images, stories, and productions we introduce today present different perspectives of one of the most important years in recent history, marked by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the social rights movements around the world. Amongst the nominees are remarkable stories of hope, resilience, and social change. I would like to thank the independent jury for their dedication and commitment in selecting the stories that mattered in 2020,” said Joumana El Zein Khoury, executive director of the World Press Photo Foundation.

Preorder the Yearbook 2021 here