World Press Photo 13

World Press Photo 13

  1. Edited by Kari Lundelin
  • ISBN 9780500970478
  • 29.70 x 23.00 cm
  • Paperback
  • 160pp
  • Illustrated in colour and black and white throughout
  • First published 2013
‘The best in visual reportage from all over the world’
‘Will amuse, sadden, console, and ultimately teach you much about this world of ours’– Popular Photography
‘Nothing short of magnificent … to say that these photographs are breathtaking is an understatement: the mesmerising talent of each artist must be seen to be appreciated’ – Aesthetica


• The 56th annual contest
• 5,666 photographers
• 124 countries
• 103,481 entries
• 54 prizewinning photographers of 33 nationalities

Since 1955, the annual World Press Photo contest has set the standard in visual journalism. World Press Photo 13 brings you the winners — the most striking images and compelling stories from 2012. Selected from over 103,000 pictures taken by 5,666 photojournalists and documentary photographers from 124 countries, the prize-winning pictures are presented in a moving, sometimes disturbing document.

World Press Photo 13 both informs, and inspires an understanding of the world.