World Press Photo Contest 2019

 

World Press Photo Contest

The World Press Photo Contest

Opening: 1 December 2018
Deadline: January 4, 2019
Entry fee: Free
Conditions: only open to professional photographers
Prizes: €10,000, valuable prizes

Categories:

  • Contemporary Issues
    Single pictures (CI) or stories (CIS) documenting cultural, political or social issues affecting individuals or societies.
  • Environment
    Single pictures (EN) or stories (ENS) documenting human impact, positive or negative, on the environment.
  • General News
    Single pictures (GN) or stories (GNS) reporting on news topics and their aftermaths.
  • Long­-Term Projects
    A project on a single theme that has been shot over at least three different years.
  • Nature
    Single pictures (NA) or stories (NAS) showing flora, fauna and landscapes in their natural state.
  • People
    Single pictures (PO) or stories (POS) of individuals or groups either in observed or posed portraits.
  • Sports
    Single pictures (SP) or stories (SPS) that capture individual or team sports.
  • Spot News
    Single pictures (SN) or stories (SNS) witnessing news moments or immediate events.

Website of Photo Contest: worldpressphoto.org/activities/photo-contest

World Press Photo Contest 2018 Winners

World Press Photo of the Year

© Ronaldo Schemidt, World Press Photo of the Year, World Press Photo Contest
Venezuela Crisis
© Ronaldo Schemidt, Venezuela
World Press Photo of the Year

 

Contemporary Issues

© Jesco Denzel, 1st prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
Lagos Waterfronts under Threat
© Jesco Denzel, Germany
1st prize singles

 

© Giulio Di Sturco, 2nd prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
More Than a Woman
© Giulio Di Sturco, Italy
2nd prize singles

 

© Roger Turesson, 3rd prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
North Korea
© Roger Turesson, Sweden
3rd prize singles

 

© Heba Khamis, 1st prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Banned Beauty
© Heba Khamis, Egypt
1st prize stories

 

© George Steinmetz, 2nd prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Feeding China
© George Steinmetz, United States
2nd prize stories

 

© Espen Rasmussen, 3rd prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
White Rage – USA
© Espen Rasmussen, Norway
3rd prize stories

 

Environment

© Neil Aldridge, 1st prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
Waiting For Freedom
© Neil Aldridge, South Africa
1st prize singles

 

© Thomas P. Peschak, 2nd prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
Attack of the Zombie Mouse
© Thomas P. Peschak, Germany/South Africa
2nd prize singles

 

© Thomas P. Peschak, 3rd prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
Back in Time
© Thomas P. Peschak, Germany/South Africa
3rd prize singles

 

© Kadir van Lohuizen, 1st prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Wasteland
© Kadir van Lohuizen, Netherlands
1st prize stories

 

© Luca Locatelli, 2nd prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Hunger Solutions
© Luca Locatelli, Italy
2nd prize stories

 

© Daniel Beltra, 3rd prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Amazon: Paradise Threatened
© Daniel Beltra, United States
3rd prize stories

 

General News

© Patrick Brown, 1st prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
Rohingya Crisis
© Patrick Brown, Australia
1st prize singles

 

© Richard Tsong-Taatarii, 2nd prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
Not My Verdict
© Richard Tsong-Taatarii, United States
2nd prize singles

 

© Md Masfiqur Akhtar Sohan, 3rd prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
Watch Houses Burn
© Md Masfiqur Akhtar Sohan, Bangladesh
3rd prize singles

 

© Ivor Prickett, 1st prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
The Battle for Mosul
© Ivor Prickett, Ireland
1st prize stories

 

© Kevin Frayer, 2nd prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Rohingya Refugees Flee Into Bangladesh to Escape Ethnic Cleansing
© Kevin Frayer, Canada
2nd prize stories

 

© Francesco Pistilli, 3rd prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Lives In Limbo
© Francesco Pistilli, Italy
3rd prize stories

 

Long-Term Projects

© Carla Kogelman, 1st prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Ich Bin Waldviertel
© Carla Kogelman, Netherlands
1st prize stories

 

© Fausto Podavini, 2nd prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Omo Change
© Fausto Podavini, Italy
2nd prize stories

 

© Javier Arcenillas, 3rd prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Latidoamerica
© Javier Arcenillas, Spain
3rd prize stories

 

Nature

© Corey Arnold, 1st prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
Dumpster Diver
© Corey Arnold, United States
1st prize singles

 

© Thomas P. Peschak, 2nd prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
Jump
© Thomas P. Peschak, Germany/South Africa
2nd prize singles

 

© Michael Patrick O'Neill, 3rd prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
Flying Fish in Motion
© Michael Patrick O’Neill, United States
3rd prize singles

 

© Ami Vitale, 1st prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Warriors Who Once Feared Elephants Now Protect Them
© Ami Vitale, USA
1st prize stories

 

© Jasper Doest, 2nd prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Sacred No More
© Jasper Doest, Netherlands
2nd prize stories

 

© Thomas P. Peschak, 3rd prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Galapagos: Rocking the Cradle
© Thomas P. Peschak, Germany
3rd prize stories

 

People

© Magnus Wennman, 1st prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
Resignation Syndrome
© Magnus Wennman, Sweden
1st prize singles

 

© Alessio Mamo, 2nd prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
Manal, War Portraits
© Alessio Mamo, Italy
2nd prize singles

 

© Li Huaifeng, 3rd prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
Earth Kiln
© Li Huaifeng, China
3rd prize singles

 

© Adam Ferguson, 1st prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Boko Haram Strapped Suicide Bombs to Them. Somehow These Teenage Girls Survived
© Adam Ferguson, United States
1st prize stories

 

© Anna Boyiazis, 2nd prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Finding Freedom in the Water
© Anna Boyiazis, United States
2nd prize stories

 

© Tatiana Vinogradova, 3rd prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Girls
© Tatiana Vinogradova, Russia
3rd prize stories

 

Sports

Royal Shrovetide Football, © Oliver Scarff, United Kingdom, 1st prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
Royal Shrovetide Football
© Oliver Scarff, United Kingdom
1st prize singles

 

Steaming Scrum, © Stephen McCarthy, Ireland, 2nd prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
Steaming Scrum
© Stephen McCarthy, Ireland
2nd prize singles

 

Marathon des Sables, © Erik Sampers, France, 3rd prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
Marathon des Sables
© Erik Sampers, France
3rd prize singles

 

Kid Jockeys, © Alain Schroeder, Belgium, 1st prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Kid Jockeys
© Alain Schroeder, Belgium
1st prize stories

 

Peace Football Club, © Juan D Arredondo, Colombia, 2nd prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Peace Football Club
© Juan D Arredondo, Colombia
2nd prize stories

 

The Boys and the Bulls, © Nikolai Linares, Denmark, 3rd prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
The Boys and the Bulls
© Nikolai Linares, Denmark
3rd prize stories

 

Spot News

Venezuela Crisis, © Ronaldo Schemidt, Venezuela, 1st prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
Venezuela Crisis
© Ronaldo Schemidt, Venezuela
1st prize singles

 

Car Attack, © Ryan Kelly, United States, 2nd prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
Car Attack
© Ryan Kelly, United States
2nd prize singles

 

Mideast Crisis Iraq Mosul, © Goran Tomasevic, Serbia, 3rd prize singles, World Press Photo Contest
Mideast Crisis Iraq Mosul
© Goran Tomasevic, Serbia
3rd prize singles

 

Massacre in Las Vegas, © David Becker, United States, 1st prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Massacre in Las Vegas
© David Becker, United States
1st prize stories

 

Witnessing the immediate aftermath of an attack in the heart of London, © Toby Melville, United Kingdom, 2nd prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Witnessing the immediate aftermath of an attack in the heart of London
© Toby Melville, United Kingdom
2nd prize stories

 

Demonstrator Catches Fire, © Juan Barreto, Venezuela, 3rd prize stories, World Press Photo Contest
Demonstrator Catches Fire
© Juan Barreto, Venezuela
3rd prize stories

World Press Photo Contest 2017 Winners

 

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