Fujifilm photographers win the big prizes at World Press Photo 2020 Awards

World Press Photo 2020 Contest winners announced
(Image credit: Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP)

The World Press Photo Contest has announced its winners of the 2020 competition, which is its 63rd edition of the annual Photo Contest – and the 10th edition of the partner Digital Storytelling Contest for filmmakers as well. Over 73,996 photographs were entered by 4,282 photographers from 125 different countries, which were all reviewed by an independent jury.

In a competition that for years was dominated by pros using Canon and Nikon DSLRs, this year the two main prizes went to documentary photographers using Fujifilm cameras.

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Louise Carey

With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.