世界新聞攝影基金會 World Press Photo Foundation
Founded in 1955, the WPP Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Over the years, World Press Photo has grown to become an independent platform for photojournalism and the free exchange of information.
The WPP Foundation is a major force in developing and promoting visual journalism. Through one of the most prestigious awards in photojournalism and multimedia storytelling, an worldwide exhibition, and extensive research and training programs. Also in countries where journalism and photojournalism are limited, seminars and workshops are help that are accessible for individual photographers, photo agencies and image curators.
This year, 5,775 photographers from 128 countries submitted 82,951 photographs. They were judged by independent international jury consisting of recognized professionals in the field of press journalism. The winning photographs were assembled into this traveling exhibition, which goes to 100 locations in 45 countries.
★The WPP Foundation website for more winning pictures and stories, including technical information about the photographs, along with interview of the photographers.