World Press photos set to move and inspire

Photojournalism to move and inspire

ABBIE NAPIER
Last updated 18:00 02/08/2014
world press photo
DEAN KOZANIC / Fairfax NZ
CAPTURING THE NEWS: Hiren Patel takes a moment to read about one of the images in the World Press photo exhibition at the University of Canterbury.

Relevant offers

The World Press photo exhibition has opened in Christchurch giving Cantabrians a close-up look at the images for the first time.

The exhibition is open in the James Hight Building at the University of Canterbury, and showcases the best press photos from around the world.  It is widely regarded as the most prestigious photojournalism award in the world, receiving over 10,500 entries annually. 

The photos range from images of war and heartache to moving images of individuals and animals.

Check it out on campus weekdays 8am-9pm, Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 10am-9pm. 

 

 


Ad Feedback

- The Press

Comments

Special offers
Opinion poll

Have you had a ticket in the last five years?

Yes, more than one

Yes, and I've never had a ticket before

No

I don't drive

Vote Result

Related story: Canterbury speed camera use rises sharply

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content

Then and Now