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World Press Photo is the most prestigious exhibition of photojournalism in the world. Travelling to 100 cities in 45 countries each year, this is the first time in its 57-year history that the award-winning images come to Northern Ireland.

About the contest

The annual World Press Photo contest is universally recognized as the world’s leading international contest for photojournalists, setting the standard for the profession.

The contest draws entries by professional press photographers, photojournalists and documentary photographers from across the world, with 98,671 pictures submitted by 5,754 photographers from 132 countries this year.

The judging is conducted at the World Press Photo office in Amsterdam, where all the submitted entries are presented anonymously to the jury members, who discuss and debate their merits over a period of two weeks.

About the exhibition

Every year following the World Press Photo Contest, the winning images go on tour. The exhibition is officially opened in Amsterdam and can be seen at venues around the globe as it tours to approximately 100 cities in 45 countries.
Italy, OnOff PictureChris McGrathBonobos - Our Unknown CousinsEmitiano LasalviaRebels Attack Government CheckpointEzra ShawJeff PachoudSignalJohn TlumackiFarewell MandelaMoses Saman with imageQuinn RooneySkierSpecial MentionSteve Winter 2Steven WinterTaslima AkhterTyphoon Survivors

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Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory:Travel journals
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