Photo: World Press Photo Exhibition 2020 in De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam, Janiek Dam.

World Press Photo Amsterdam

Apr. 17, 2021 - Aug. 19, 2021, Amsterdam

Every year, the first World Press Photo exhibition is opened in the 'Nieuwe Kerk’ (New Church) in Amsterdam. Be one of the first to marvel at last year’s best pictures. In the months that follow the exhibition travels all over the world and is visited by two million people.

  • View the best photos from last year.
  • The world’s biggest photo competition.
  • Who wins the prestigious World Press Photo Award?

World Press Photo Contest

Every year, World Press Photo organizes the largest photo contest in the world. Thousands of professional photographers from all over the globe submit their best works. An independent, international jury chooses the best photo out of hundreds of thousands of images and decides which photographers deserve the prestigious World Press Photo Award.

The world’s best Photos

General and spot news, sports action and features, nature, people in the news, contemporary issues, daily life, portraits, arts and entertainment and the World Press Photo of the Year will most definitely inspire, amaze, surprise and shock you.

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