Just two weeks after World Press Photo’s announcement that 22% of entries that had reached the penultimate round were disqualified due to excessive post processing, a Belgian politician claims a winning photoset should be disqualified due to its “serious distortion of reality”. The mayor of Charleroi, where the winning photos of the “Contemporary Issues Stories” [...]Show More Summary
The World Press Photo Contest 2015, this year culling from 97,912 images from 5,692 photographers representing 131 countries, announced its winners on February 12th.
The National Press Photographers Association and World Press Photo plan to hold a symposium later in 2015 to talk about ethics in photography, following news that 20% of the photos entered in the World Press Photo contest were disqualified after reaching the penultimate round, due to digital manipulations of some sort being discovered. Show More Summary
Less than two weeks after the World Press Photo winners were announced, the World Photography Organisation has put itself center stage with the release of the shortlists for its Professional, Open and Youth categories. The world’s biggest photography competition got even bigger this year as the number of submissions grew by 24% compared to 2014. [...]Show More Summary
This evocative photo by Bruno D'Amicis was one of the winning entries in the 2014 World Press Photo of the Year competition. These are his notes:An adult fennec fox crouches in a village sheep pen [in Tunisia]. The fox had been captured...Show More Summary
Bravo to World Press Photo for taking a leadership role in the debate of what levels of image enhancements, adjustments and manipulation are acceptable for photojournalism. As the winners of this years contest were announced the news that 20% of images that made the final round were rejected for “manipulation or careless post-processing” left many […]
The disqualification of a large number of images from this year’s World Press Photo contest has generated a debate over the need for more explicit rules on what is — and what isn’t — acceptable in digital photography.
A photograph that highlights the difficulties facing sexual minorities in Russia has won the World Press Photo contest's top prize. 'Jon and Alex', from a project called 'Homophobia in Russia', shows an 'intimate moment' between a gay couple from St. Show More Summary
The winners of the World Press Photo 2015 awards have been announced, with love conquering all as the top prize goes to Danish photographer Mads Nissen. Here are some of our picks from the winning images.
Six photographers in China won prizes for their work at the World Press Photo Awards on Thursday. [ more › ]
The World Press Photo of 2014, selected today, shares an intimate embrace between a gay couple in a dark room in Russia, captured by Danish photographer Mads Nissen. The photo also won first place in the Contemporary Issues category, making … Continue reading ? The post Award-winning photo captures effects of homophobia in Russia appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
A picture of a dejected-looking Lionel Messi contemplating the World Cup trophy has won the World Press Photo award in the sport category. The perfectly-timed snap was taken by Chinese photographer Bao Tailiang at the end of the World Cup Final 2014, which Germany eventually won against Argentina in extra-time. Messi captained Argentina en route to […]
A portrait of a gay couple in St. Petersburg, Russia, taken by Danish photographer Mads Nissen, was named World Press Photo of the Year on Thursday. The jury acknowledged both the photo's aesthetic beauty and its importance in highlighting...Show More Summary
An image of a gay couple locked in a tender embrace in Russia won the prestigious World Press Photo award on Thursday, highlighting the plight of sexual minorities in the country. But organisers said almost a quarter of all pictures reaching the penultimate round of the 58th edition of the contest...
Danish photographer Mads Nissen's above image of a gay couple in Russia has just won the World Press Photo of the Year 2014, the Associated Press reports: The intimate image of Jon and Alex is part of a larger project...
The winners of the 58th annual World Press Photo have just been announced, and as you’d expect from the world’s most prestigious photojournalism contest, the photos are exceptional. Danish photographer Mads Nissen won the grand prize for 2014 Photo of the Year, besting almost 100,000 other photos. Winning photos include Lionel Messi at the World [...]Show More Summary
Danish photographer Mads Nissen has won the 2014 World Press Photo of The Year for his image of a gay couple in Russia. The photo was part of Nissen’s larger project, titled “Homophobia in Russia.” The World Press Photo jury was chaired Michele McNally, The New York Times’ director of photography and assistant managing editor. Show More Summary
An image that captures "a modern-day Romeo and Juliet story" has been named the World Press Photo of the Year 2014. Danish photographer Mads Nissen took the photo of gay couple Jon and Alex while in St. Petersburg; it's part of his "Homophobia in Russia" project, reports the AP. The...
Via the Associated Press: An atmospheric image of a gay couple in Russia by Danish photographer Mads Nissen was crowned the World Press Photo of the Year 2014 on Thursday. The intimate image of Jon and Alex is part of a larger project...Show More Summary
Each year, World Press Photo selects the best photojournalism images produced over the previous 12 months