Snapshots from World Press Photo Festival

This weekend the World Press Photo award ceremony and festvial was held in Amsterdam. Here are a few visual snapshots from the days, when Heba Khamis celebrated her first prize in the category for contemporary Issues, stories.

Heba Khamis in front of her prize winning story at the opening
of the World Press Photo exhibition at Nieuwe Kirk in Amsterdam.
Photo: Søren Pagter


Photographers try to get a good group picture of the prize winning photographers.
Photo: Søren Pagter

The prize winning photographers gathered for group picture.
You can find Heba Khamis and former student Nicolai Linares among them.
Photo: Søren Pagter

Heba Khamis signs a World Press Photo catalogue
on the opening of the exhibition Friday evening.

Photo: Søren Pagter

Each exhibiting photographer received
two personalized copies of this year’s catalogue.

Photo: Søren Pagter

Heba Khamis presented her story and pictures Saturday at the festival.
Photo: Thomas Borberg.