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World Press Photo Exhibition

29 Jun 2019 to 28 Jul 2019
Saturday 29 June- Sunday 28 July
THE WORLD'S GREATEST PHOTO EXHIBITION COMES TO NEW ZEALAND Powerful and poignant, the World Press Photo Exhibition showcases the highs and lows of 2019
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$15.00 Weekdays/ $20.00 Weekends $12 Students
Smith & Caughey’s
253-261 Queen Street


2019 World Press Photo Exhibition in Auckland

The World Press Photo Exhibition can be seen from 29 June- 28 July 2019 at the Smith & Caughey’s Queen Street, Auckland CBD. This traveling exhibition, unique in its kind, is the result of a worldwide annual contest on press photography and is brought to Auckland by the  The Rotary Club of Auckland. 

2019 Photo Contest

The World Press Photo competition is the world’s leading contest for professional press photographers, photojournalists and documentary photographers, setting the standard for the profession. The 2019 contest drew entries from around the world: 4,738 photographers from 129 countries submitted 78,801 images. The World Press Photo Contest nominees are 43 photographers from 25 countries: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Syria, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States and Venezuela. Of these nominees, 14 photographers are women (32%), which means a significant increase from the 2018 Photo Contest, when 12% of the nominees were female photographers. 

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Elephant Publicity

18 Apr 2019