World Press Photo Contest recognizes and celebrates the best photojournalism and documentary photography. (€5,000 Cash Prize) Apply Now!
Entries for the 2023 World Press Photo Contest are open until 10 January 2023, 13.00 CET. We are excited to welcome a multiplicity of stories and a diverse range of photographers from all over the world to enter the contest!
Why should you enter?
Entering the World Press Photo Contest is free and open to all professional photographers working in the field of photojournalism and/or documentary photography.
As a winner, your work will be:
Included in our annual traveling exhibition seen by over 4 million visitors, shown around the world in over 100 cities
Published on our website and social platforms with over 2 million followers
Included in our yearbook
You will also receive:
€1,000 for each of the 24 regional winners and an additional €5,000 for the four global winners
An invitation to a Winners’ event in Amsterdam
A physical award
The 2023 World Press Photo Contest regional jury chairs, as well as the global jury chair have been confirmed:
Africa jury chair: Angela Jimu, Zimbabwe/Malawi, visual storyteller, co-founder and director, Zimbabwe Association of Female Photographers (ZAFP)
Asia jury chair: Hideko Kataoka, Japan, photo editor, curator, educator, and director of photography, Newsweek Japan
Europe jury chair: Kateryna Radchenko, Ukraine, curator, and director, Odesa Photo Days Festival
North and Central America jury chair: Tomás Ayuso, Honduras, photographer and writer
South America jury chair: Felipe Dana, Brazil, photographer and photo editor, the Associated Press
Southeast Asia and Oceania jury chair: Maika Elan, Vietnam, photographer and photo editor
Global jury chair: Brent Lewis, United States, photo editor, The New York Times, co-founder, Diversify Photo
Together they form the global jury. The rest of the regional juries will be announced soon.