World Press Photo 16 yearbook
Since 1955, the annual World Press Photo contest has set the standard in visual journalism. The World Press Photo 16 yearbook brings you the winners—the most striking images and compelling stories from the past year. View the online gallery of winners for a preview of what is in this year's edition.
Selected from 82,951 pictures taken by 5,775 photojournalists and documentary photographers from 128 countries, the prize-winning pictures are presented in a moving, sometimes disturbing document. With 240 pages and 179 of the best photographs and their stories, the World Press Photo 16 yearbook continues to inform and inspire.