Deadline: 11 January 2017
Open to: interested professional photographers
Prize: winning photographs are assembled into an exhibition and sponsored trip to Amsterdam
The annual photo contest rewards photographers for the best single exposure pictures contributing to the past year of visual journalism. Whether entered as singles or stories, these pictures are judged in terms of their accurate, fair, and visually compelling insights about our world.
The contest is
The contest is organised into categories, and judged by a jury comprising leading photojournalism professionals. The membership of the jury changes every year and is led by a chair and supported by a secretary who implements the rigorous judging procedures. The jury, chair, and secretary are independent of the World Press Photo Foundation. The staff, board, and partners of the World Press Photo Foundation cannot direct the jury’s decisions.
The World Press Photo Contest is opened for interested professional photographers.
The 2017 contest is now open for entries. Entries can only be submitted via the entry website
For more information please visit the official website.