World Press Photo announced the nominees for the 2018 edition of its prestigious award. Winners will be announced on April 12 in Amsterdam during the awards ceremony. This year’s jury is composed of of 42 photographers from 22 different countries. Among the jury members, 15 photographers received the prestigious award in the past.
In the highest category, the World Press Photo Of The Year, nominees are:
Patrick Brown and his series Rohingya Crisis (Australia, Panos Pictures for Unicef).
Adam Ferguson and his Boko Haram series Strapped Suicide Bombs to Them. Somehow These Teenage Girls Survived. – Aisha, age 14. (Australia, for The New York Times).
Toby Melville and his series Witnessing the Immediate Aftermath of an Attack in the Heart of London (United Kingdom, Reuters).
Ivor Prickett and his series The Battle for Mosul – Lined Up for an Aid Distribution (Ireland for The New York Times).
A second time, Ivor Prickett and his series The Battle for Mosul – Young Boy Is Carried for Iraqi Special Forces Soldiers (for The New York Times)
Ronaldo Schmeidt and his series Venezuela Crisis (Venezuela, Agence France-Presse)
The winner will receive a prize of 10,000 euros and will have his personal exhibition traveling to over 100 different locations around the world.