See all of the winning photos from the 2016 World Press Photo (WPP) competition which is sponsored by Canon.
The World Press Photo Contest, now in its 60th year, is internationally recognised as the world’s most prestigious competition for photojournalists. The judges of the contest, which has been sponsored by Canon since 1992, selected one image as the winning Press Photo of the Year from the 80,408 photos submitted by 5,034 professional photographers.
The prize-winning pictures are presented in an exhibition visiting more than 100 cities in over 45 countries during the course of 2017, and will be seen by more than 3.5 million people worldwide.
For more information, visit https://www.worldpressphoto.org/exhibitions/2017-exhibition/edinburgh