The annual World Press Photo Contest recognizes and celebrates the best photojournalism and documentary photography produced over the last year. Enter your work for free and you could win €1,000 as a regional winner and an additional €5,000 as a global winner, have your work showcased to a global audience, and more.

Entries for the 2023 World Press Photo Contest are open until 10 January 2023, 13.00 CET. We are excited to welcome a multiplicity of stories and a diverse range of photographers from all over the world to enter the contest!

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Why should you enter?

Entering the World Press Photo Contest is free and open to all professional photographers working in the field of photojournalism and/or documentary photography.
As a winner, your work will be:

  • Included in our annual traveling exhibition seen by over 4 million visitors, shown around the world in over 100 cities
  • Published on our website and social platforms with over 2 million followers
  • Included in our yearbook
You will also receive:

  • €1,000 for each of the 24 regional winners and an additional €5,000 for the four global winners
  • An invitation to a Winners’ event in Amsterdam
  • A physical award


  • Entries open: 1 December 2022, 13.00 CET (Netherlands time)
  • Entries close: 10 January 2023, 13.00 CET (Netherlands time)
  • Global winners announcement: April 2023
  • Flagship Exhibition 2023 opens in Amsterdam: April 2023
Do you want to be notified about any upcoming announcements regarding the 2023 Contest? Sign up here.
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