The World Press Photo Foundation has finally unveiled the results of its esteemed competitions, the 61st annual World Press Photo Contest and the 8th annual World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest.
During the Awards Show held in Amsterdam, the compelling shot by Ronaldo Schemidt of Venezuela was declared the World Press Photo of the Year and garnered the first prize in the Spot News Single category. The World Press Photo of the Year commends the photographer "whose visual creativity and skills made a picture that captures or represents an event or issue of great journalistic importance in the last year. ". thephoblographer.com