2011 World Press Photo Contest
The 2011 World Press Photo Contest is now open for entries.
Spot News - SN/SNS
Single images (SN) or stories/portfolios (SNS) of unscheduled events for which no advance planning was possible. All images must have been shot in 2010.
General News - GN/GNS
Single images (GN) or stories/portfolios (GNS) of planned or organized events. All images must have been shot in 2010.
People in the News - PN/PNS
Single images (PN) or stories/portfolios (PNS) of people or groups of people featuring in the news. All images must have been shot in 2010.
Sports - SP/SPS
Single images of sports action (SP) or sports feature stories/portfolios (SPS).
Contemporary Issues - CI/CIS
Single feature images (CI) or stories/portfolios (CIS) exploring contemporary social issues, environmental issues, health issues, etc.
Daily Life - DL/DLS
Single images (DL) or stories/portfolios (DLS) illustrating the richness and diversity of everyday life.
Portraits - PO/POS
Single images (PO) or stories/portfolios (POS) portraying people (groups and individuals), including public figures and celebrities.
Arts and Entertainment - AE/AES
Editorial reporting in single images (AE) or stories/portfolios (AES) of visual and performing arts, rituals, festivals, etc.
Nature - NA/NAS
Single images (NA) or stories/portfolios (NAS) about the natural world, flora and fauna, landscapes, etc.
The World Press Photo contest is only open to professional photographers and photojournalists. All entries must include the personal and professional details of the participant as well as a full specification of all digitally submitted images in the form of all required metadata. The photographer’s professional status must be established by providing a document of verification (press card, union membership card, letter of reference or other official document).
How the process works:
- Complete the application procedure in order to request a user name and password.
- After your application is approved you will receive a user name and password
- Log in to the site and check your personal and professional data
- Upload and edit your images to complete your entry
- Submit your entry
There is no entry fee.
Website: 2011 World Press Photo Contest