Witness

New thinking and new talent in visual journalism and storytelling.

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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.

Jennifer Henderson

Managing Editor, Witness, World Press Photo Foundation. Share your stories with us by emailing jennifer@worldpressphoto.org.

Latest Posts

Vlad Sokhin’s Crying Meri

How a partnership between photographer, human rights organizations, and local activists can lead to systemic change

Fragments of Papua

This series of diptychs tells about the recurring discrimination and violence towards indigenous Papuan in Indonesia.

Is there such a thing as an activist photographer?

The idea of the photographer as activist is an appealing one. It means that photographs really matter, that they can lead to changes in…

Five talented Ethiopian women photographers

Last May, on a work trip to Addis Ababa for the UNESCO World Press Freedom Day conference, I had the pleasure to catch-up and meet with…

Foto Féminas presents: Mónica Lozano

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

Empathy, Charity, Emotional Narratives, and Cash

The Good, the Bad, and the somewhere-in-the-middle

Beautiful Girl

It’s 10 June 2016, monsoon season. Though it is normal in Myanmar to encounter an elephant in the jungle, bamboo cutters unexpectedly meet…

Photographic Narrative: Between Cinema and Novel

Photography is not what jumps to the minds of most people if you asked them what media they associate with storytelling. It carries with…

Ziyah Gafic’s Quest for Identity

Building a visual record of the items left behind by those killed in the Bosnian War

Four to Follow #14

Sharing stories from across the African continent by the talented members of the African Photojournalism Database (APJD).

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