The 2017 World Press Photo Contest is now open for entries.
- Contemporary Issues
- Daily Life
- General News
- LongTerm Projects
- Spot News
Image detail /Rules:
- Must be uploaded in .jpeg/.jpg format.
- Should be saved with a medium to high quality.
- Should be at least 3,000 pixels in length.
- Should have an embedded ICC profile. Adobe RGB or sRGB is recommended for color pictures, Gamma 2.2 for black and white. No CMYK.
Award: The prize-winning photographs are assembled into an exhibition that travels to 45 countries and is seen by more than 4 million people each year. The winning pictures are also published in the yearbook, which is available in multiple languages, and can be purchased in World Press Photo store. All award winners are brought to Amsterdam in April to receive their prize during the World Press Photo Festival of Visual Journalism, a two-day event featuring photographer presentations, screenings, talks, and the Awards Ceremony.
Winner Announcement/Notification: 13 February 2017.
Visit http://www.worldpressphoto.org/ to submit your work or for more detail.