The global winners of this year’s World Press Photo Contest, selected from thousands of participants, highlight the climate crisis, the impact of war on communities and civilians, and the importance of press photography around the world,7 You can see it at De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam until March 30th.
The four global winners of the World Press Photo Contest are:
Russia’s war in Ukraine is always in the news, photo of the year go to Evgeny Maroretka For his conflicted images from the siege of Mariupol, which perfectly captured in a single image the human suffering caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
of Story of the Year, 9 unforgettable beautiful photos Mads Nissenrefuses to forget the people of Afghanistan, who are under Taliban rule and lack international aid.
of long term project award go to Anush Babajanyanfor her long-standing work highlighting the lesser-told story outside of Central Asia about the implications for water management after the end of the Soviet Union, exacerbated by the climate crisis.
of open format award go to Mohammed Madi He collaborated with the neighbors of Al Max in Alexandria, Egypt, to preserve the memory of the rapidly disappearing fishing village, inviting the whole world to join in through an interactive website.
Four global winners were selected from 24 regional winners selected from over 60,000 entries (still images and multimedia) submitted by 3,752 entrants from 127 countries. Entries were first judged by her six regional juries, and all winners were selected by a global jury composed of a regional chief judge and a global chief judge.
Global Jury Chair, new york times Brent Lewis, photo editor and co-founder of Diversify Photo, said:
“Our four global winners represent the best photography and stories from the most important and urgent topics of 2022. It also helps to continue the tradition of how it helps to understand the state.
An unforgettable image from the siege of Mariupol was unanimously chosen as the winner of this year’s World Press Photo. The vote took place on the day of his one-year anniversary since the start of the war in Ukraine, and jurors noted the power of this image and the story behind it, as well as the atrocities it demonstrates. The deaths of both a pregnant woman and her child summed up much of the war, as did Russia’s possible intentions. Stated.
Joumana El Zein Khoury, Executive Director of the World Press Photo Foundation said:
“Millions of people around the world will look at these pictures and see death, despair, loss and crisis. We are inspired by the courage and dedication of these photographers, the hope that there is a chance for justice and a better future through their records, a reminder to honor what has been lost.
By highlighting these global winners, we hope to help people understand the world we share a little more. This is an essential advantage of photojournalism and documentary photography, and it also helps everyone reading these articles. I hope you appreciate it. “
These stories, along with other winners, are part of an annual exhibition taking place in over 60 cities around the world, including Amsterdam, Rome, Berlin, Barcelona, Zurich, Tel Aviv, Taipei, Singapore and Mexico City. Open to millions of people. It will be held in Jakarta, Sydney and Toronto and will be seen by millions online.
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