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World Press Photo

Connecting the world to the stories that matter.

Lars Boering

Photopreneur, advisor specialized in photography, teacher and consultant. Managing Director at World Press Photo Foundation.

David Campbell

Writer, professor, producer. Visual journalism and the changing media economy. Director of Programs and Outreach, World Press Photo Foundation.

Juliette Garms

Programs and Outreach Projects Manager, World Press Photo Foundation

Mercedes Almagro

Communications and Project Manager, World Press Photo Foundation

Latest Posts

‘Eastern Comma’ by Yoppy Pieter

This story about mass urban migration in Indonesia explores feelings of longing, belonging and nostalgia through personal memories.

‘Where the Birds Never Sing’ by Soumya Sankar Bose

Can violent memories be reenacted? A visual quest unveils a painful and unwritten side of Bangladeshi history: the Marichjhapi massacre.

‘Nature by Humans’ by Sofía López Manan

In a photographic exploration between the real and the unreal, Sofía López Manan plays with perceptions and invites us to ask the question…

Foto Féminas presents: Welcome to Intipucá — collective

A selection from Latin American and Caribbean online platform Foto Féminas, curated by Verónica Sanchis Bencomo

Getting creative about funding and engaging audiences on under-reported stories.

Sean Gallagher, a British photographer who’s been based in China since 2006, has a policy that he works on one larger story every year…

Photography in the Time of Brexit: The Curious Case of Mark Duffy

When former Houses of Parliament photographer Mark Duffy heard a knock on the door at 8am on Wednesday 12th of February, he thought it was…

DollMates

China’s latest population data reveals that despite the implementation of the “two-child policy”, the gender imbalance is a continuing…

The other photos that stayed with us

Jury members of the 2020 Photo Contest talk about some of their favorite nominees and why they made such an impact

Why we chose the digital storytelling nominees: An interview with Zoeann Murphy

The chair of the 2020 World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest jury talks about this year’s nominees

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