World Press Photo Exhibition

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The World Press Photo Award highlights the best press photography from around the world.

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World Press Photo Exhibition

This summer, World Press Photo (WPP) Exhibition returns to the Scottish Parliament. We’ll be hosting the exhibition this year between Wednesday 1st August to Saturday 25th August (closed on Sundays) from 10am – 5pm, and entry is free.

WPP showcases some of the most powerful and thought-provoking images of the past year. The annual photo contest rewards photographers for the best single exposure pictures which have contributed to visual journalism throughout 2017, split into the below categories:

Contemporary Issues Environment General News Long-Term Projects Nature People Sports Spot News

This year 73,000 images were submitted by 4,500 photographers from 125 countries. To find out more about the contest, and see the full list of nominees, visit

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World Press Photo 2012 exhibition visits Edinburgh

23 Jul 20124 stars

A photo essay of the world, richly deserving of the term ‘definitive’

Once again returning to Edinburgh for its annual summer visit to coincide with the Festival of Politics, the World Press Photo exhibition is a source of marvel and inspiration, even those of us who keep in touch with the news. As well as collating most…

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