45% of World Press Photo winners were shot on Canon cameras

Canon eos 5D Mark IV
(Image credit: Canon)

The World Press Photo (WPP) awards represents the work of some of the best photojournalists in the world, and those interested will be keen to learn the equipment that is used by professionals in what is the Olympics of documentary photography.

Mirrorless or DSLR? APS-C or full frame? It can be extremely easy to get bogged down by equipment and become fixated on which system is the best. There's no right or wrong answer, as the top pros can use any of the best cameras for professionals and get incredible results. 

Photolari (Image credit: Photolari)
Photolari (Image credit: Photolari)

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.