World Press Photo Exhibition arrives in Sydney this June

Canon Australia has announced that the winners of the most prestigious international contest in professional press photography , World Press Photo, will be exhibited in Australia in June 2005.

The exhibition, which is brought to Sydney by World Press Foundation global sponsor, Canon , showcases a range of extraordinarily provocative images communicating emotions that transcend the power of words. From harrowingly graphic and confronting, to poignantly beautiful and humorous, the exhibition inspires every human emotion.
" Canon Australia is delighted to again be the major sponsor of such a prestigious exhibition that pays tribute to the photographic excellence of the international press," said Mr Shuichi Tsukahara, Managing Director , Canon Australia.
Winning World Press Photo of the Year 2004 is the poignant image of a woman mourning the death of a relative killed in the Asian tsunami. Reuters photographer Arko Datta captured the devastating scene in Tamil Nadu, India on 28 December 2004.
Source: Digital Producer

Posted: Sun - August 14, 2005 at 06:45 PM