World Press Photo Contest 2019: See The Nominees For Prestigious Photography Award

The World Press Photo Foundation has unveiled its global photojournalism prize nominees for 2019. Here are some of the finalists’ images, in categories from the environment to sport. The winners will be announced in April.


Photo of the year nominee: Akashinga – the Brave Ones, by Brent Stirton. Petronella Chigumbura, 30, a member of an all-female anti-poaching unit called Akashinga, undergoes stealth and concealment training in the Phundundu wildlife park, Zimbabwe. (Photo by Brent Stirton/Getty Images/World Press Photo 2019) Continue reading »

Getty Images Photojournalism Grants

A selection of work by four photojournalists who have won grants of $10,000 and editorial support from the agency

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“Chasing Winter” by Katie Orlinksy. Orlinsky’s project examines the effects of climate change in Alaska. Here, a girl catches sheefish from an ice hole on the frozen Kotzebue Sound. (Photo by Katie Orlinsky/Getty Images) Continue reading »

Visa Pour l’Image – the “Cannes Film Festival” of Photojournalism

The 26th annual Visa Pour l’Image, the “Cannes Film Festival” of photojournalism kicks off, filling the French city of Perpignan with more than 3,000 of the world’s best photojournalists and photo editors, along with agencies from around the world. This year’s Visa Pour l’Image showcases 26 exhibitions around the city.

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Central African Republic by Pierre Terdjman – The Seleka militia took over in March 2013, and perpetrated massive violations of human rights – massacres, rape, torture and executions, and burning villages to the ground. Nearly one fifth of the population has had to flee and they are now living in appalling conditions in the bush and IDP camps. In September, the predominantly Christian anti- Balaka militia embarked on a wave of reprisals against the Muslims with massacres, summary executions and looting; the sides had changed, but the violence continued. Terrified Muslims fled north-west, to towns such as Bossangoa and Bouca which are traditionally Muslim. Of the 100 000 Muslims that lived in Bangui, only one thousand are left; the others have fled across the border. Today it seems unlikely that any change will occur. The rift may very well be permanent. Here: A wounded man in the community hospital. (Photo by Pierre Terdjman/Paris Match)
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National Press Photographers Association’s Best of Photojournalism 2014 Awards

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First Place, Domestic News. Photo by John Tlumacki of The Boston Globe, who was also named Photojournalist Of The Year (Large Markets). Boston police officers race toward downed runner Bill Iffrig seconds after the first bomb exploded during the April 15, 2013, Boston Marathon. (Photo by John Tlumacki)
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