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Since 1955, the annual World Press Photo contest has set the standard in visual journalism. World Press Photo 2017 brings you the winners - the most striking images and compelling stories from 2016. Selected from over 80,000 pictures taken from 5,034 photojournalists and documentary photographers from 125 different countries, the prize-winning pictures are presented in a moving, sometimes disturbing document. World Press Photo 2017 both informs, and inspires an understanding of the world.World Press Photo of the Year has been awarded to Burhan Ozbilici for his documentation of the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey at an art gallery in Ankara on December 19 2016.The winning photographers from North America are:Jonathan Bachman (USA), Contemporary Issues, 1st prize, singlesAmber Bracken (Canada), Contemporary Issues, 1st prize, storiesAmi Vitale (USA), Nature, 2nd prize, storiesMichael Vince Kim (USA), People, 1st prize, storiesJay Clendenin (USA), People, 3rd prize, storiesGiovanni Capriotti (Italy/based in Canada), Sports, 1st prize, storiesDarren Calabrese (Canada), Sports, 3rd prize, stories
Number of Pages: 237
Series Title: World Press Photo Yearbook
Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
Street Date: June 20, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-6415
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