Since 1955 the annual World Press Photo Contest has awarded the best visual journalism of the year.
The World Press Photo Yearbook 2019 brings you the latest winners—the most striking images and compelling stories from 2018. View the online gallery of winners for a preview of what is in this year's edition.
Discover the winning images, selected from 78,801 pictures taken by 4,738 visual journalists from 129 countries, chosen by an independent jury. Over 230 pages, with high-quality printing of the best photographs and digital storytelling productions. The World Press Photo Yearbook 2019 showcases the stories that matter.
- Prize-winning images by 43 photographers from 25 countries
- Foreword by Whitney Johnson, Chair of the 2019 Photo Contest general jury, and Lars Boering, Managing Director of the World Press Photo Foundation
- Over 230 glossy color pages
- Available in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, and Spanish
Front cover image by John Moore, Photo of the Year and 2019 Photo Contest 1st prize, Spot News singles.