World Press Photo 2007
This exhibition features the award-winning photographs from the 50th annual World Press Photo contest.
This year 4,460 professional photographers from 124 countries entered 78,083 images in this prestigious competition for press photography. Prizes were awarded in 10 theme categories to 58 photographers of 23 nationalities, including two Australian photographers: Craig Golding (Sports Action: 2nd prize stories) and Steve Christo (Sports Action: 3rd prize stories).
The International jury selected a colour image by the US photographer Spencer Platt of Getty Images as World Press Photo of the Year 2006. The picture shows a group of young Lebanese driving through a South Beirut neighborhood devastated by Israeli bombings.
World Press Photo is sponsored worldwide by Canon and TNT.
The World Press Photo exhibition has been brought to Sydney by Canon Australia, TNT, JC Decaux & Getty Images.
11 May 2007 – 31 May 2007
State Library opening hours
The World Press Photo exhibition has been brought to Sydney by Canon Australia, JC Decaux, TNT & Getty Images.