World Press Photography 2016 Winners Announced

The winners of the 2016 World Press Photo Contest were announced Thursday, February 18th—take a look.

The winners of the 2016 World Press Photo Contest were announced Thursday, February 18th. Nearly 83 000 images were submitted by 5775 photographers worldwide, capturing everything from the tragic attacks in Paris to the horrifying beauty of natural disasters.

We’ve selected only some of our favorite images below. See here for the full list of winners.