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

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

  • The Exposure series (top), by Kazuma Obara (above), depicting the life of someone affected by radiation from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, won him first prize in the People Stories category.
Kazuma Obara, 32, had known since he was a teenager that he wanted to be a professional photographer.
Freelance photojournalist Warren Richardson, 49, prefers to call himself a time collector. "That is what we do in photography. Collecting time. You know you're capturing that moment in life which was there one second and gone the next," he says.
  • Mr Richardson with his winning picture. He will be in town for the opening of the Singapore leg of the WPP exhibition on March 3, and will give a talk the following day.
From private moments to public shows of solidarity, events frozen in time by photographers from 21 countries will be exhibited in Singapore next month.

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