Discover the stories that matter from 2019

The jury of the 2020 Photo Contest selected Straight Voice by Yasuyoshi Chiba’s as the World Press Photo of the Year, and Romain Laurendeau's Kho, the Genesis of Revolt as the World Press Photo Story of the year. See all the winning photographs in the Photo Contest gallery.

Battleground PolyU, by DJ Clark/China Daily was awarded the World Press Photo Interactive of the Year, and Scenes From a Dry City, by Francois Verster/ Simon Wood/Field of Vision, awarded the World Press Photo Online Video of the Year. View all the the winning productions.

This is a challenging and difficult time for the global community. The situation surrounding COVID-19 means the visual journalism community is dealing with a lot of uncertainty, so we’ve gathered resources, funding and grants to help visual journalists covering the crisis, here.

The Yearbook 2020 showcases winning photography from the 2020 Photo Contest. This year, the Yearbook has been redesigned, and is published by Lannoo. Available in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, and Spanish, from the PhotoQ Bookshop here.  

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Exhibitions

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World Press Photo Exhibition 2020

Berlin, Germany

Berlin, Germany

World Press Photo Exhibition 2020

Alkmaar, The Netherlands

Alkmaar, The Netherlands

World Press Photo Exhibition 2020

Ottawa, Canada (postponed)

Ottawa, Canada

World Press Photo Exhibition 2020

Perth, Australia (cancelled)

Perth

World Press Photo Exhibition 2020

Montreal, Canada

Montreal, Canada

World Press Photo Exhibition 2020

Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, Hungary

World Press Photo Exhibition 2020

Madrid, Spain (cancelled)

Madrid, Spain

World Press Photo Exhibition 2020

Dortmund, Germany

Dortmund, Germany

World Press Photo Exhibition 2020

Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona, Spain

World Press Photo Exhibition 2020

Balingen, Germany (postponed)

Balingen, Germany