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World Press Photo Exhibition - 2018

Hosted by the Consul of the Montréal Photography Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Tue 11 Sep 18:00 - 20:00

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Event Description
The 61st World Press Photo Contest (13th year for the Montreal one), will showcase the photography from the winners of the most prestigious professional competition in the world. In Protected content , Protected content from Protected content submitted a total of 80 000 images.
Gathered in 8 categories (sports, nature, environment and spot news among others), this edition comprises works of 54 talented photographers whose pictures were selected by a jury of experts.

Each picture and all details concerning the shots are briefly commented. This exhibition runs through more than Protected content during the year, thus attracting millions of visitors throughout the world. It aims at a wide public, and includes an important educational section. Teachers from all grades are invited to bring their students to discover a remarkable springboard into the world, as well as a fantastic and often marking source of inspiration.

The World Press Photo activities are built on the following principles: political independence, respect for press photographers' work and reject of censorship.