From the Interwebs : A selection of 2018’s incredible World Press Photo nominees.


1) Nature

1) The rockhopper penguins of Marion Island doing what they do best, braving the rocky coastlines of Antarctic territories.

Thomas P. Peschak for National Geographic.


2) Kid Jockeys

2) The child jockeys of Sumbawa Island, Indonesia, aged five through to 10 years of age.

Alain Schroeder for Reporters Photo Agency.


3) Finding Freedom

3) From the series Finding Freedom in the Water, female Kijini Primary School students learn to swim and perform water rescues in Zanzibar.

Shot by Anna Boyiazis.


4) Football Match

4) Grappling for the ball during the historic, annual Royal Shrovetide Football Match in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, UK.

Oli Scarff for Agence France-Presse.


5) Aisha

5) After being strapped with explosives to undertake a suicide-bombing mission by Boko Haram, Aisha found help and lived instead. At age 14, she stands for a portrait.

Adam Ferguson for The New York Times.


6) Feeding China

6) The pressure of China’s food and agricultural industries. Pictured is the Xuyi County’s crayfish festival, located in China’s Jiangsu Province.

George Steinmetz for National Geographic.


7) Hunger Solutions

7) What it’s like flying over the most advanced agro-farming area in the world – Westland in the Netherlands.

Luca Locatelli for National Geographic.


8) Pyongyang

8) A crowd awaits the start of a marathon at the Kim Il-sung Stadium, North Korea – an official guards the exit.

Oli Scarff for Agence France-Presse.


9) Elephants

9) Abandoned and orphaned elephant calves are rehabilitated and returned to the wild in northern Kenya.

Ami Vitale for National Geographic.


10) Sacred no More

10) The Japanese macaque, best known as the snow monkey, has become habituated to humans in recent years.

Shot by Jasper Doest.


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March 9, 2018


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