2011 World Press Photo Contest Preview

A selection of winning photographs in the World Press Photo contest 2011. They will be featured for FotoWeek DC at FotoCentral (1800 L St. NW) through Nov. 12.

20 photos
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2/20
Corentin Fohlen
Anti-government riots, Bangkok, Thailand.
3/20
Thomas P. Peschak
Cape Gannet comes to land, Malgas Island, South Africa.
4/20
Jodi Bieber
Portrait of Bibi Aisha, disfigured as punishment for fleeing her husband's house, Kabul, Afghanistan, World Press Photo of the Year.
5/20
Daniel Morel
Rescue of a woman trapped under earthquake rubble, Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
6/20
Riccardo Venturi
Historic Iron Market burns, Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
7/20
Olivier Laban-Mattei
Earthquake aftermath, Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
8/20
Seamus Murphy
Portrait of Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, London.
9/20
Daniel Berehulak
Pakistan floods.
10/20
Mike Hutchings
Netherlands' Demy de Zeeuw is kicked in the face by Uruguay's Martin Cáceres during World Cup Semi Final, Cape Town, South Africa.
11/20
A sport portfolio.
12/20
Ed Kashi
Tguyen Thi Ly, age nine, suffers from Agent Orange-related deformities, Da Nang, Vietnam.
13/20
Ed Ou
Escape from Somalia.
14/20
Feisal Omar
Man carries a shark through the streets of Mogadishu, Somalia.
15/20
Martin Roemers
Metropolis
16/20
Joost van den Broek
Kirill Lewerski, cadet on the Russian tall ship Kruzenshtern.
17/20
Kenneth O'Halloran
Fairground public, Ireland .
18/20
Andrew McConnell
Joséphine Nsimba Mpongo practices the cello, Kinshasa, DR Congo.
19/20
Daniele Tamagni
The Flying Cholitas, Bolivia.
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Reinhard Dirscherl
Atlantic sailfish attack Spanish sardines off Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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