World Press Photo Contest 2017 Winners

 

World Press Photo Contest 2017 Winners

World Press Photo Contest

World Press Photo of the Year

An Assassination in Turkey, Burhan Ozbilici, Turkey, The World Press Photo Contest | World Press Photo
An Assassination in Turkey
© Burhan Ozbilici, Turkey

 

Contemporary Issues

Taking A Stand In Baton Rouge, Jonathan Bachman, USA, The World Press Photo Contest
Taking A Stand In Baton Rouge
© Jonathan Bachman, USA

 

Migrant Crossing, Vadim Ghirda, Romania, The World Press Photo Contest
Migrant Crossing
© Vadim Ghirda, Romania

 

The Libyan Migrant Trap, Daniel Etter, Germany, The World Press Photo Contest
The Libyan Migrant Trap
© Daniel Etter, Germany

 

Daily Life

The Silent Victims of a Forgotten War, Paula Bronstein, USA, The World Press Photo Contest
The Silent Victims of a Forgotten War
© Paula Bronstein, USA

 

Sweat Makes Champions, Wang Tiejun, China, The World Press Photo Contest
Sweat Makes Champions
© Wang Tiejun, China

 

China’s Wild West, Matthieu Paley, France, The World Press Photo Contest
China’s Wild West
© Matthieu Paley, France

 

General News

Offensive on Mosul, Laurent Van der Stockt, France, The World Press Photo Contest
Offensive on Mosul
© Laurent Van der Stockt, France

 

Left Alone, Santi Palacios, Spain, The World Press Photo Contest
Left Alone
© Santi Palacios, Spain

 

The Philippines' Most Overcrowded Jail, Noel Celis, Philippines, The World Press Photo Contest
The Philippines’ Most Overcrowded Jail
© Noel Celis, Philippines

 

Long-Term Projects

Black Days of Ukraine, Valery Melnikov, Russia, The World Press Photo Contest
Black Days of Ukraine
© Valery Melnikov, Russia

 

An Iranian Journey, Hossein Fatemi, Iran, The World Press Photo Contest
An Iranian Journey
© Hossein Fatemi, Iran

 

Table Rock, Nebraska, Markus Jokela, Finland, The World Press Photo Contest
Table Rock, Nebraska
© Markus Jokela, Finland

 

Nature

Caretta Caretta Trapped, Francis Pérez, Spain, The World Press Photo Contest
Caretta Caretta Trapped
© Francis Pérez, Spain

 

Big Cat in My Backyard, Nayan Khanolkar, India, The World Press Photo Contest
Big Cat in My Backyard
© Nayan Khanolkar, India

 

Monarchs in the Snow, Jaime Rojo, Spain, The World Press Photo Contest
Monarchs in the Snow
© Jaime Rojo, Spain

 

People

What ISIS Left Behind, Magnus Wennman, Sweden, The World Press Photo Contest
What ISIS Left Behind
© Magnus Wennman, Sweden

 

Praying for a Miracle, Robin Hammond, New Zealand, The World Press Photo Contest
Praying for a Miracle
© Robin Hammond, New Zealand

 

Fidelity, Kristina Kormilitsyna, Russia, The World Press Photo Contest
Fidelity
© Kristina Kormilitsyna, Russia

 

Sports

Grand National Steeplechase, Tom Jenkins, UK, The World Press Photo Contest
Grand National Steeplechase
© Tom Jenkins, UK

 

The Dive, Cameron Spencer, Australia, The World Press Photo Contest
The Dive
© Cameron Spencer, Australia

 

Rio's Golden Smile, Kai Oliver Pfaffenbach, Germany, The World Press Photo Contest
Rio’s Golden Smile
© Kai Oliver Pfaffenbach, Germany

 

Spot News

Pakistan Bomb Blast, Jamal Taraqai, Pakistan, The World Press Photo Contest
Pakistan Bomb Blast
© Jamal Taraqai, Pakistan

 

Medics Assist a Wounded Girl, Abd Doumany, Syria, The World Press Photo Contest
Medics Assist a Wounded Girl
© Abd Doumany, Syria

 

Battle for Mosul, Felipe Dana, Brazil, The World Press Photo Contest
Battle for Mosul
© Felipe Dana, Brazil