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Subjects of World Press Photo Series ‘Paradise Lost’ Critical of Project

The mountainous region of Nagorno-Karabakh, which sits between Armenia and Azerbaijan, has been rife with tension and animosity for over three decades.

The conflict was reignited in September and quickly became an outright war, with drone strikes and missile attacks. Thousands died, and more have been displaced. In November, a peace deal was brokered, Azerbaijan declared victory, and captured most of the contested region, forcing Armenians to flee.

The Cameras That Shot the Winning Photos of World Press Photo 2020

World Press Photo just revealed the winners of its 2020 Photo Contest, and as they do every year, Spanish photography site Photolari has shared a detailed breakdown of the brands, systems, cameras, and sensors that won the day. Has the mirrorless revolution finally reached photojournalism?

Striking Protest Photo Wins World Press Photo of the Year

The World Press Photo Foundation has announced the winners of its prestigious annual photojournalism competition, crowning a World Press Photo of the Year, a World Press Photo Story of the Year, and honoring winners and runners up in eight separate categories.

Photographer Accused of ‘Artificially Creating’ Her Plagiarism Claim

After World Press Photo announced its finalists this year, Iranian photographer Solmaz Daryani came forward and accused German photographer Maximilian Mann of plagiarizing photos from her personal project for his environmental photos of Lake Urmia in Iran. Now Mann's collective is firing back, accusing Daryani of fabricating the controversy with previously unpublished photos.

What is This Halo Around a World Press Photo Nominee?

Late Winter brings about a new crop of contest winners and nary a season goes by without a whiff of controversy in some form or fashion. Yesterday World Press Photo announced its 2020 Photo Contest and Digital Storytelling Contest nominees.

These are the Finalists for 2020 World Press Photo of the Year

The World Press Photo Foundation has revealed the finalists of one of the most coveted awards in photojournalism. Picking from 73,996 photos submitted by over 4,200 photographers from 125 countries, the judges have identified six images that will go toe to toe for the title of World Press Photo of the Year, 2020.

The Story Behind a Photo Project: ‘State of Decay’ by Alejandro Cegarra

It’s Martin Kaninsky from the All About Street Photography YouTube channel, and today I would like to talk about a series of photographs that placed 3rd for Long-Term Projects, Stories in the 2019 World Press Photo competition. It's State of Decay by Alejandro Cegarra.

The Cameras That Shot the Winning Photos of World Press Photo 2019

World Press Photo just announced the winning photos for the 2019 edition of it's world's most prestigious photojournalism contest. Camera metadata shared alongside the top photos is again providing us with an inside look at what gear the world's top photojournalists are using at the moment.

Sex, Lies, and Lemmings: Hossein Fatemi and the Toxification of Photojournalism

The year-long world tour of photojournalist Hossein Fatemi’s controversial Iranian photos is coming to an end. In a year in which fake news and the abuse of power has never been in sharper focus, it’s worth examining some of the incomprehensible decisions that led to Fatemi’s work being given such a massive platform to deceive.