World Press Photo exhibit returns to Vienna

The world’s best press photographs are now on display at a Viennese gallery.The Galerie Westlicht in Vienna-Neubau is the Austrian location for the World Press Photo exhibit for a ninth year in a row. More than 18,000 people attended the last year’s World Press Photo exhibition at the gallery. Around 170 selected images are on display at the Westlicht gallery until 4 November.The World Press Photo Foundation has been organising the competition since 1955. Around 5,800 professional photographers from 128 countries participated in this year’s event.Italian Pietro Masturzo won the main award for his picture showing women on a roof in Iranian capital Teheran voicing their protest against the regime in the middle of the night.>>