2017 World Press Photo Contest Winners Have Just Been Announced

More than 80,000 pictures were submitted by 5,000 photographers for this year’s World Press Photo Contest. Photo of the Year was won by the Turkish photographer Burhan Ozbilici for his photograph capturing the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, in December. Here are the winners:

An Assassination in Turkey / Photo by Burhan Ozbilici/AP Photo

Taking a Stand in Baton Rouge / Jonathan Bachman/Thomson Reuters

Standing Rock / Photo by Amber Bracken

The Silent Victims of a Forgotten War / Paula Bronstein for Time Lightbox/Pulitzer Center For Crisis Reporting

Caretta Caretta Trapped / Photo by Francis Pérez

Cuba on the Edge of Change / Photo by Tomas Munita

Offensive on Mosul / Photo by Laurent Van der Stockt

Black Days of Ukraine / Photo by Valery Melnikov/Rossia Segodnya

They Are Slaughtering Us Like Animals / Photo by Daniel Berehulak

Rhino Wars / Brent Stirton

What ISIS Left Behind / Photo by Magnus Wennman/Aftonbladet

Grand National Steeplechase / Photo by Tom Jenkins/

Boys Will Be Boys / Photo by Giovanni Capriotti


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Lasting Beauty of Ancient Trees: A Woman’s 14-Year Quest to Photograph World’s Most Majestic Trees

Photographer Beth Moon spent 14 years of her life photographing ancient trees around the world. Here are some of the most remarkable photographs from her journey.



















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August 22, 1969: Day of The Beatles Last Photo Shoot

On August 22, 1969, 2 days after finishing their final recording session, the Beatles came together at Tittenhurst Park, home of Yoko Ono and John Lennon in Sunninghill near Ascot, Berkshire, for photo session that they didn’t know would be their last. The photos were taken by Monte Fresco and Ethan Russell with some additional snaps shot by Mal Evans, the Beatles’ assistant. Here are some of the photos from the shoot.







































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35 Must-See Perfectly Timed Photos

Here is our compilation of 35 perfectly timed photos i-e; photos captured at just the right moment.







































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Photos of the Devestation caused by the Deadly Tianjin Explosion that can’t be Explained in Words

Aerial photos of the deadly blasts that occurred in Tianjin, China on Wednesday, 12 August 2015 reveal the extent of the damage caused to the city. At least 85 people have been reported dead in the accident.




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12 Stunning Photos that capture the impact of Overconsumption and Overpopulation

Our planet is getting overpopulated, according to an estimate the human population would increase to 9 billion by 2050. Here is some stunning photos that capture the impact of overconsumption and overpopulation.

Oil spill fire / Photo by Daniel Beltra/Greenpeace


Trash wave / Photo by Zak Noyle

South City Mall in Kolkata, India / Photo by Brett Cole

Dead bird / Photo by Chris Jordan


Feedlot in Brazil / Photo by Daniel Beltra/Greenpeace

Cows and smoke / Photo by Daniel Beltra/Greenpeace

Oil wells / Photo by Mark Gamba

Hill-side slum in Port-au-Prince, Haiti / Photo by Google Earth/2014 Digital Globe

Mexico City / Photo by Pablo Lopez Luz

Willamette National Forest, Oregon / Photo by Daniel Dancer

Greenhouses in Almeria, Spain / Photo by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

British Columbia clear-cut / Photo by Garth Lentz


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30 Famous Photographers Posing with their Most Iconic Photos

Famous Photographers Posing with their Most Iconic Photos

Tim Mantoani shot 150 famous photographers posing with their most iconic photos. The project was completed in 5 years and the photographs were taken with rare and mammoth 20×24 Polaroid cameras. The project included photographers like Steve McCurry, Phil Stern, Barbara Bordnick and Jeff Widener among others. You can buy the book Behind Photographs: Archiving Photographic Legends containing all photos on amazon.

Steve McCurry
Steve McCurry

Herman Leonard
Herman Leonard

Barbara Bordnick
Barbara Bordnick

Carl Fischer
Carl Fischer

David Doubilet
David Doubilet

Karen Kuehn
Karen Kuehn

Douglas Kirkland
Douglas Kirkland

Elliott Erwitt
Elliott Erwitt

Jeff Widener
Jeff Widener

Jim Marshall
Jim Marshall

Julius Shulman
Julius Shulman

Mary Ellen Mark
Mary Ellen Mark

Lyle Owerko
Lyle Owerko

Mark Seliger
Mark Seliger

Neil Leifer
Neil Leifer

Harry Benson
Harry Benson

Brian Smith
Brian Smith

Brent Stirton
Brent Stirton

Bill Eppridge
Bill Eppridge

Nick Ut
Nick Ut

Bob Gruen
Bob Gruen

Jim Marshall
Jum Marshall

Baron Wolman
Baron Wolman

Robert Mcneely
Robert Mcneely

Phil Stern
Phil Stern

Thomas Mangelsen
Thomas Mangelsen

Davia Hume Kennerly
Davia Hume Kennerly

Donna Ferrato
Donna Ferrato

Donna De Ceaare
Donna De Ceaare

Freo Vuich


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