This year’s World Press Photo winners were selected from 80,408 images submitted by 5,034 photographers from 125 countries
A picture by Australian photographer Warren Richardson was crowned the World Press Photo of the Year 2015; it shows a man passing a baby through a barbed-wire fence at the Hungarian–Serbian border.
Last Wednesday, World Press Photo (WPP) officially stripped photojournalist Giovanni Troilo of the First Prize in Contemporary Issues awarded to him in February for the 10-photo series The Dark Heart of Europe.
The World Press Photo Contest 2015, this year culling from 97,912 images from 5,692 photographers representing 131 countries, announced its winners on February 12.
The 2014 World Press Photo contest awardees were announced today, with the winners for the major photojournalism prize showing both the wonder and violence of the past year.