Justin David

Justin David

LaSalle College | Montréal

World Press Photo 15 - Event Report

Founded in 1955, Word Press Photo is an independent, non-profit organization based in Amsterdam. This year, from August 31 to October 2, at Marché Bonsecours (325, rue de la Commune Est, Montréal), the exhibit displayed 150 photos from the 2015 edition of the biggest international photography contest in the world, plus three additional exhibits, such as Deadline by the American photographer Will Steacy, Regards by Oxfam-Québec, and Quand le cinéma crée des ponts by Wapikoni mobile. The World Press Photo exhibit is committed to developing and advancing high standards in photojournalism and documentary worldwide. According to World Press Photo their aim is to “inspire understanding of the world through quality photojournalism.” Every year, World Press Photo is supported by the Dutch Postcode Lottery and is sponsored worldwide by Canon Global.

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