View the 2020 Photo Contest gallery

The World Press Photo Contest rewards photographers for the best single exposure pictures contributing to the past year of visual journalism. See the nominated photographs in the gallery.

The Digital Storytelling Contest, open to short documentary film and interactive productions, recognizes and rewards forms of visual storytelling enabled by digital technologies. View the nominated productions.

First speakers revealed: Stephen Wilkes and Lauren Walsh confirmed for this year's festival, taking place in Amsterdam's Westergas on 17-18 April 2020. Stay tuned for more information about the line up and get your tickets here.

Be among the first to see the flagship World Press Photo Exhibition 2020, premiering in April at De Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam before it starts its worldwide tour to 120 locations. Find out more.

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Collection

Collection

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Exhibitions

Exhibitions

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Upcoming events

World Press Photo Exhibition 2019

Helmond, the Netherlands

Helmond, the Netherlands

World Press Photo Exhibition 2019

Constantine, Algeria

Constantine, Algeria

Festival

World Press Photo Festival 2020

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

World Press Photo Exhibition 2020

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

World Press Photo Exhibition 2020

Barcelona, Spain

Spain

World Press Photo Exhibition 2020

Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg, Germany

World Press Photo Exhibition 2020

Ottawa, Canada

Ottawa, Canada

World Press Photo Exhibition 2020

Perth, Australia

Perth

World Press Photo Exhibition 2020

Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, Hungary

World Press Photo Exhibition 2020

Madrid, Spain

Spain