Articles tagged "world-press-photo"

World Press Photo cancels 2020 Photo Contest award show, festival due to COVID-19 concerns

The winners will still be announced on April 16, 2020, but the in-person awards show and festival have been canceled due to concerns surrounding COVID-19.

Slideshow: Here are the 2020 World Press Photo nominees

Today, the World Press Photo Foundation announced the nominees for its 63rd annual competition.

World Press Photo disinvited photographer after reports of 'inappropriate behavior'

World Press Photo has, for the first time ever, disinvited an award-winning photographer after reports of 'inappropriate behavior.'

Slideshow: World Press Photo names 'Crying Girl on the Border' its 2019 Photo of the Year

World Press Photo has named John Moore's 'Crying Girl on the Border' the 2019 Photo of the Year and revealed the winners in its other categories. We've rounded up the top singles from each.

Slideshow: World Press Photo announces nominees for its 2019 Photo Competition

World Press Photo has announced the nominees for the its 62nd World Press Photo Contest. We've rounded up the nominees from each of the categories to share.

Nikon dominates World Press Photo 2018 camera breakdown

If you look at the cameras used to shoot the winning photos in the prestigious World Press Photo 2018 competition, you'll see that DSLRs dominated over mirrorless, and Nikon dominated over everyone.

Harrowing image from Venezuela named 2018 World Press Photo of the Year (NSFW)

A harrowing image from a violent clash with police during a protest in Venezuela has been awarded 2018 World Press Photo of the Year.

These are the six finalists for 2018 World Press Photo of the Year (NSFW)

The World Press Photo Foundation has revealed the six finalists for World Press Photo of the Year 2018 today, in preparation for the final awards ceremony in Amsterdam on April 12th.

19 inspiring entries from the Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards have released 19 of the best entries so far as a teaser, meant to inspire and remind photographers that there's only one month left to submit to the contest.

World Press Photo of the Year 2015 awarded for moonlight migrant portrait

Australian photographer Warren Richardson has won the 2015 World Press Photo of the Year. Richardson’s winning photo, taken on the night of August 28, 2015 at the Hungarian-Serbian border, shows a baby being passed through a barbed wire fence by a refugee. Read more

NPPA and World Press plan ethics symposium following contest disqualifications

The National Press Photographers Association and World Press Photo plan to hold a symposium later in 2015 to talk about ethics in photography, following news that 20% of the photos entered in the World Press Photo contest were disqualified after reaching the penultimate round, due to digital manipulations of some sort being discovered. Meanwhile, the NPPA has called on the photographers disqualified from the contest to release their photos to the public. Read more

World Press Photo Multimedia winners announced

The winners of the 2014 World Press Photo Multimedia contest have been announced and the work represents a staggering array of subjects and documentary styles. The international jury selected first, second and third place winners in three categories: Short Feature, Long Feature and Interactive Documentary. Learn more

John Stanmeyer wins World Press Photo of the Year

American photographer John Stanmeyer's image of migrants on the shore of Djibouti city raising their cell phones attempting to capture a signal from neighboring Somalia was named World Press Photo of the Year. The picture also won first prize in the Contemporary Issues category. Stanmeyer of the VII Photo Agency was on assignment for National Geographic when he shot the photograph. Learn more

Enter the 2014 World Press Photo contest

One of the premier photojournalism competitions, the 2014 World Press Photo contest, is now open for entries to professional photographers. The deadline for submissions is January 15, 2014 and the winners will be announced on February 14, 2014. The top award, the World Press Photo of the Year, carries a cash prize of €10,000 (~$13,764). Learn more

World Press Photo announces 2013 contest winners

Swedish photographer Paul Hansen has won the World Press Photo 2013 award for his picture of a Palestinian family carrying two children who were killed in an Israeli missile strike to their funeral. The contest also awarded prizes in eight other categories ranging from Sports to Portraits. Some of these images may be familiar from news coverage throughout the year, but they make a compelling and inspiring reminder of the exceptional level of photojournalism across the world. Click through to check out some of the winning photographs.

World Press Photo announces 2012 contest winners

Spanish photographer Samuel Aranda has won the World Press Photo 2011 award. The prize comes for his image of a woman holding a relative wounded during protests against Yemen's President Saleh. The World Press Photo Contest 2012 also awarded prizes in 18 other categories ranging from Arts and Entertainment to Portraits. Some of these images may be familiar from news coverage throughout the year but they make a compelling and inspiring reminder of the breadth of photography, even within the confines of press usage.