Since 1955, World Press Photo has been organizing the most prestigious press photography contest worldwide. Last February 10, Spanish photographer Samuel Aranda was crowned the winner of the prestigious annual award. Interested to see the past winners? Read more about the World Press Photo Award after the jump!
Let’s do a review of this prestigious competition from 1955 to present. Surely many of these pictures we have already seen a thousand times. And its development throughout history as well as the evolution from analog photography. Warning:some images may be offensive.
Which do you think is the best picture? I hope you enjoyed this review of one of the most prestigious photographic competitions in the world where unfortunately, the crudity almost always goes hand in hand with press photography.
Photos in this article can be found in The World Press Photo Archive, and copyrights are property of their respective authors and/or publications.
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