#1090 World Press Photo Winners 1955-2011

Last blog post we announced the arrival of the World Press Photo Exhibition at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa.

Past Winning Photos
Since then I discovered a site showing the winning photos of the award from 1955-2011. The photos give an idea of what to expect from this year’s exhibition.

WARNING!: Some photos in the link above show scenes of conflict or portray challenging situations that may not be suitable for all audiences.

Local World Press Award WInner
Ottawa’s own David Barbour, below, won a World Press Award in 1986 for a photograph taken in Egypt for CIDA.

Exhibition Details
This year’s exhibition runs from July 25th to August 21st, 2014 at the Canadian War Museum. It’s free!

Ottawa’s David Barbour – 1986 World Press Award winner

2 thoughts on “#1090 World Press Photo Winners 1955-2011

  1. Some fantastic photos but I second your warning, I couldn’t look at some of these photos without crying or feeling intense disgust at the margins of the human condition.

  2. Thanks Fiona.
    Yes, some of the pictures can be hard to see.

    That’s why I like to visit the World Press Exhibition more than once – to consume the photos at an easier pace.

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