Hailed as the Oscars of photojournalism, World Press Photo 2015
celebrates the most provocative and poignant images from
around the world. 

Proudly presented in Singapore by The Straits Times.
January 29 to February 21, 2016
National Museum of Singapore 
Visiting hours: Daily, 10am – 7pm


World Press Photo 2015

AMSTERDAM (AFP) - A haunting black-and-white image of a refugee passing a baby under a barbed wire fence won the prestigious World Press Photo Award on Thursday, highlighting Europe's worst migrant crisis since World War II.
Head down to the exhibition, take a photo of the image at the exhibition that impressed you most, and tell us why (in less than 50 words).

panel discussion and talks

As part of the exhibition, there will be talks by these award-winning photographers. Note that the talks by Desmond Lim and Alphonsus Chern on Saturday (Feb 6) has been rescheduled to Sunday (Feb 14) at 1pm. To register your attendance, click here.
Photographer, VII Photo Agency; Judge of World Press Photo 16
Photojournalist, Member of VII Photo Agency, Faculty at Pathshala South Asian Media Academy; Winner of the 2nd Prize Stories in the Daily Life category, World Press Photo 15 
Photographer/Multimedia Reporter, Prime Collective; Winner of 1st Prize Stories in General News, World Press Photo 15
Photojournalist, The Straits Times  
Photojournalist, The Straits Times
Photojournalist, The Straits Times
Photojournalist, The Straits Times

The Straits Times Photo Exhibition

More World Press Photo 2015 Stories

Photographers might find it increasingly "uncool" to take pictures in land-scarce, squeaky clean Singapore, choosing to take off for more exotic climes instead.
Intern photographer Kevin Lim was in a cab on his way to a job in 2008 when he saw something that made him jump out of the taxi.
For five gruelling months in 2014, Straits Times photojournalists Alphonsus Chern and Caroline Chia ran, swam and dived alongside the Republic of Singapore Navy's elite Naval Diving Unit. They captured unique shots of their training, which culminated in five days of the combat divers' Team Building Week - better known as Hell Week.

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