Archived: World Press Photo Exhibition

Presented by Rotary Club of Auckland

The prestigious annual World Press Photo Exhibition, exhibiting winning images from around the globe, is returning to Auckland’s Smith and Caughey’s.

The World Press Photo Contest honours press photographers who show great skill and creativity in capturing an event or issue of great journalistic importance from the past year. The 2017 contest drew entries from around the world: 5,034 photographers from 125 countries submitted 80,408 images. The jury gave prizes in eight categories to 45 photographers. 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.

Image Credit:
Title: Caretta Caretta Trapped
Photographer: Francis Perez

Contact details

Smith & Caughey's
253-261 Queen Street
1-30 July 2017