Another free to enter contest they to link professional photographers with the general public and are supposed to be judged by experts in photojournalism.
This years contest drew 97,912 entries from around the world by 5,692 press photographers, photojournalists, and documentary photographers from 131 countries.
The jury awarded first, second, and third prizes for all categories and the first-prize winners in each category received a cash prize of 1,500 euros. Winners of second and third prizes, and those receiving honorable mention, receive a Golden Eye Award and a diploma. The premier award, the World Press Photo of the Year, carried a cash prize of 10,000 euros!