The 2018 World Press Photo of the Year contest: And the nominees are...

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Three nominees for each of the eight photo contest categories, and – for the first time – a shortlist of six for the main Photo of the Year prize. 

Update: See the winners in this Newsweek gallery. 

The results of the 2018 World Press Photo Contest are being announced in a new way. Today (14 February) the World Press Photo Foundation has announced three nominees for each of the eight photo contest categories, and – for the first time – a shortlist of six nominees for the World Press Photo of the Year.