This annual photo contest is one of the leading contests for professional press photographers, photojournalists and documentary photographers, and this year, more than 5,000 photographers from 125 countries submitted 80,408 images to the 2017 World Press Photo Contest. See some of the winning photographs from this year’s World Press Photo Contest, one of the world’s most respected photo competitions for professional press photographers, photojournalists and documentary photographers displaying at House of Lucie from 18 Oct to 11 Nov.
The World Press Photo of the Year: Burhan Ozbilici, The Associated Press
Daniel Berehulak, The New York Times
Brent Stirton, Getty Images Reportage for National Geographic
Markus Jokela, Helsingin Sanomat