Art
Exhibition

World Press Photo

See the best in journalistic photography in this renowned exhibition.

Since 1955, World Press Photo has invited press photographers of the world to participate in the premier annual international competition in press photography.

The World Press Photo of the Year competition honours the photographer whose visual creativity and skills made a picture that captures or represents an event or issue of great journalistic importance in the last year.

The 2017 contest drew entries from around the world: 5,034 photographers from 126 countries submitted 80,408 images. The jury gave prizes in eight categories to 45 photographers from 25 countries.

Be moved and inspired by the images from these talented photographers, in this exhibition of the finalists’ work.

Photo credit: Jonathan Bachman, Reuters

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where

Royal Festival Hall
Green side foyers, Level 2, Royal Festival Hall

Pricing

Free

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Please note that due to the nature of press photography, some visitors may find some of the images distressing. Some images may be considered unsuitable for young audiences.