World Press Photo 16

World Press Photo 16

  1. World Press Photo Foundation
  • ISBN 9780500970737
  • 24.50 x 19.00 cm
  • Paperback
  • 240pp
  • Illustrated in colour and black and white throughout
  • First published 2016

The results of the World Press Photo contest, described by the British Journal of Photography as ‘the premier competition for photojournalism and reportage’

‘Some of the very best work being done around the world today’ – News Photographer
‘A compilation of the most shocking, heartbreaking, and sometimes beautiful photographs taken by photojournalists last year’–The Herald
‘Will amuse, sadden, console and ultimately teach you much about this world of ours’– Popular Photography
'Bottles the political and cultural Zeitgeist'– Amateur Photographer

Since 1955, the annual World Press Photo contest has set the standard in visual journalism. The competition is universally recognized as the definitive competition for photographic reportage.

Publishing the results of the latest annual World Press Photo Contest, this exceptional book contains the very best press photographs from 2015 – pictures submitted by photojournalists, picture agencies, newspapers and magazines throughout the world. Selected from thousands of images, these prizewinning photos capture the most powerful, moving and sometimes disturbing images of the year.