World Press Photo of the Year 2013

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© John Stanmeyer, USA, VII for National Geographic, World Press Photo of the Year 2013

World Press Photo has announced that U.S. photographer John Stanmeyer’s image “Signal” was chosen as World Press Photo of the Year 2013. The photograph, which was shot for National Geographic and also won first prize in the Contemporary Issues category, shows African migrants in Djibouti City trying to get a cell phone signal from Somalia. The exhibition featuring all the winning images will tour to more than 100 cities in 45 countries. World Press Photo will be in Ottawa at the Canadian War Museum from July 25 through August 21, and in Montreal at the Marché Bonsecours from August 27 through September 28.

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