Since 1955 the annual World Press Photo Contest has awarded the best visual journalism of the year.
The World Press Photo Yearbook 2018 brings you the latest winners—the most striking images and compelling stories from 2017. View the online gallery of winners for a preview of what is in this year's edition.
With 73,044 pictures taken by 4,548 visual journalists from 125 countries, the yearbook presents the prize-winning pictures selected by an independent jury. Over 240 pages, with high-quality printing and 178 of the best photographs and their stories, the World Press Photo Yearbook 2018 showcases the stories that matter.
- 178 prize-winning images by 42 photographers from 22 countries
- Foreword by Magdalena Herrera, Chair of the 2018 Photo Contest general jury, and Lars Boering, Managing Director of the World Press Photo Foundation
- 240 glossy color pages
- Available in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, and Spanish
Front cover image by Ronaldo Schemidt, Photo of the Year and 2018 Photo Contest 1st prize, Spot News singles.