Award-winning photographs and stories from the 66th annual World Press Photo Contest
Since 1955, the annual World Press Photo Contest has set the standard in visual journalism. The 2023 Yearbook showcases the most striking press photographs and compelling reports from 2022, carefully selected from thousands of entries by six regional and one global jury of acclaimed independent professionals.
Providing a diversity of perspectives from all over the world, the awarded works bear witness to the events that shaped this past year and document in long-term projects the ongoing issues we face. Recognizing the importance of photojournalism and documentary photography at a time when truth is so contested, the awarded images share courageous stories and present invaluable insight--from war zones, the struggle for civil rights and political empowerment to the visible effects of the climate crisis, which were felt in 2022 more acutely than ever.