Our winners

The winners for the World Press Photo Contest 2021 and the Digital Storytelling Contest 2021 have been announced! A professional jury submitted a record number of 74,470 images and nominated 45 photographers from 28 countries, including the Dutch photographer Jasper Doest with the series Pandemic Pigeons – A Love Story. View all photos and digital stories at worldpressphoto.org/contests/2021.

Also this year, photographers and visual journalists tell their personal story of the winning images in the audio tour. This audio tour is included in the ticket price and available in the app. Download it just before your visit and bring a headset or earphones for your own comfort.