The 56th World Press Photo Contest will be chaired by Gary Knight, UK, founder photographer of VII Photo Agency.

An international jury of leading professionals in the field of photojournalism worldwide will judge the entries at the World Press Photo office in Amsterdam from 2 February until 14 February 2013. World Press Photo’s annual competition is the leading photojournalism contest in the world and free to enter for all professional press photographers, photojournalists and their representatives. The entry website will open at the beginning of December 2012.

How to enter the contest
The 2013 World Press Photo Contest will be open for participants to enter their work from the beginning of December 2012. The deadline for submissions is 17 January 2013, 23.59 CET. Entries may only be submitted online via the World Press Photo entry website. A user name and password are required to enter and can be requested from December 2012 onwards. The deadline for requesting a user name and password is 11 January 2013, 23.59 CET.


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