2009 World Press Photo Contest

January 7, 2009

2009 World Press Photo Contest

Calls for entries deadline: January 15, .2009

The World Press Photo, a non-profit organization based in the Netherlands, is now inviting photojournalists and professional photographers to enter the 2009 World Press Photo contest. Deadline for submissions: January 15, 2009.

Entries may be entered as single images or stories/portfolios in ten categories: Spot News, General News, People in the News, Sports Action, Sports Feature, Contemporary Issues, Daily Life, Portraits, Arts and Entertainment and Nature.

The winning pictures will compose a traveling exhibition in more than 90 locations worldwide. In the 2008 contest, 80,536 images were submitted by 5,019 photographers from 125 countries, according to the contest organizers.

All contest entry information is now available at http://www.worldpressphoto.org/contest in nine languages. (English,
Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic and Chinese).

Entries can either be submitted on a CD/DVD by post/prepaid courier or online via the Web entry site from December 1.

For further questions send an email to contest@worldpressphoto.org

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