José Víctor Salazar Balza / Winner 2018
Through the 15th of September, World Press Photo Foundation and the Caen Memorial will host a unique exhibition to mark the occasion of the Caen Mémorial’s 30th anniversary. For the first time, the World Press Photo of the Year winners from the last 30 years are being presented together in one exhibition.
Lara Jo Regan / Winner 2001
Arko Datta / Winner 2005
Claus Bjørn Larsen / Winner 2000
Jean-Marc Bouju / Winner 2004
Each year for over 60 years, the World Press Photo Foundation has organized a prestigious professional photography contest, which rewards the best images by photographers from around the world. The competition awards the work of professionals who use their creativity and talent to represent an event or topic that has marked the journalistic news of the year.
John Stanmeyer / Winner 2014
Lucian Perkins / Winner 1996
Tim Hetherington / Winner 2008
Mads Nissen / Winner 2015
James Nachtwey / Winner 1995
The world and photojournalism have undergone profound changes since the fall of the Berlin Wall. The end of Europe’s geopolitical division transformed world history while the digitalization of photojournalism expanded its power. This special exhibition takes us back in time, showcasing 30 iconic images from 30 years of the World Press Photo contest. With exclusive behind-the-scenes information, the exhibition highlights how the images became iconic of the times they represented.
Samuel Aranda / Winner 2012
Paul Hansen / Winner 2013
Spencer Platt / Winner 2007
Warren Richardson / Winner 2016
Pietro Masturzo / Winner 2010
World Press Photo has been encouraging the highest standards in photojournalism since 1955. The resulting archive is not only a record of more than half a century of human history, but a showcase of successive styles in visual storytelling.