The winners of the photo contest World Press Photo 2013

International Photo Contest World Press Photo has been around for 55 years.
Works by leading experts estimate, the composition of which changes every year.
Exhibition of photographs, which are involved in the contest, visiting 45 countries.
This allows for more two million people look at these works, and what you offer.





3rd place in the category "People". Portrait of a girl named Kayla on the background of a portrait of her ancestors in Boston, Massachusetts on February 19, 2012.




The image is part of a photo essay, which took third place in the category "People". After several years of living in youth hostel 18-year-old son came home to his mother. No job, no education.




2nd place in the category "People" won the Malaysian portrait photographers working for the magazine Smithsonian, 6 February 2012.




1st place in the category "People". Portrait of a woman with an enlarged thyroid gland, Conakry, Guinea, 17 October 2012.




2nd place in the category "News from the scene." Syrian rebels interrogated and tortured informant in Aleppo July 31, 2012.



The image is part of a photo essay, which took 2nd place in the category "News from the scene." Syrian rebel takes position on fire during clashes with government troops in Aleppo, 10 October 2012.



1st place in the category "Novocity." Injured woman in the fighting in Syria on 10 March 2012.



The image is part of a photo essay, which took third place in the category "Novocity." The photograph uprooted pine tree during the tsunami of 2011 in Japan. 7 March 2012.



1st place in the category "Sports". Racing on bulls in Sumatra, Indonesia, on 12 February 2012. The riders had to race 100 meters in the mud, holding the tails of bulls



The image is part of a photo essay, which took 2nd place in the category "Sports". Photo Russian correspondent Sergei Ilnitsky. Fencers at the Olympic Games in London July 31, 2012.



The image is part of a photo essay that took 1st place in the category "Sports". An armed guard keeps order during a women's basketball game in Mogadishu, Somalia, on 21 February 2012.



1st place in the category "Modern Problems." Break a woman working at the dump in Nairobi on 3 April 2012.



The image is part of a photo essay that won 1st place in the category "Modern Problems." Two school children watching television after school, Da Nang, Vietnam, June 22 2012.



2nd place in the category "Everyday Life". Family of Denmark during the summer holidays at the camp on July 8, 2012.



The image is part of a photo essay that won 1st place in the category "Everyday Life". The wife and her husband, suffering from Alzheimer's, Rome, June 1, 2010.



Winner in the category "Nature" in the World Press Photo 2012. Photo Gorgeous southern cassowary bird, tree fruits lakomyascheysya Kvandonga, November 16, 2012. The massive three-toed feet are armed with large claws. This weapon cassowary able to cause serious injury, as defensively starts kicking.



The image is part of a photo essay that won 1st place in the category "Nature". Emperor penguins in the Ross Sea in Antarctica.



Winner of World Press Photo 2012. Picture taken November 20, 2012 in Gaza. In the photo to the traditional funeral procession with the Palestinians killed during an Israeli missile strike children. Biennial Hizhdazi Suhaib and his older brother Muhammad were killed when their house was destroyed by the Israeli air force (Operation "pillar of cloud" in the Middle East). This usually happens when the Hamas rocket launchers placed in close proximity to residential buildings.

Such mourning procession - an indispensable part of the propaganda campaign Hamas, which covered human shields to fire at Israel. Such pictures in Photowire agencies were during the recent conflict there were dozens. Why did you choose exactly this - not very clear.



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