The World Press Photo of the Year award honors the photographer whose visual creativity and skills made a picture that captures or represents an event or issue of great journalistic importance in that year.
The new award for the World Press Photo Story of the Year will honor the photographer whose visual creativity and skills produced a story with excellent editing and sequencing that captures or represents an event or issue of great journalistic importance that year.
On 20 February 2019, the 6 nominees for Photo of the Year, and 3 nominees for Story of the Year will be announced. The winners will be announced in April 2019.
Applicants must register AND submit to the 2019 Photo Contest before 8 January 2019, 12.00 (noon) CET:
3 January 2019: Registration deadline 12.00 (noon) CET
8 January 2019: Submission deadline 12.00 (noon) CET
World Press Photo Contest
December 03, 2018 to January 08, 2019