Berlin 15 September 2016. (LSL) for the 11th time presents the German Bahn AG together with the shops in the stations, the most important international exhibition for press photographs: World Press Photo. A selection of the winning impressive, amazing and moving images is from 08:10. can be seen until 17.10.2016 in Berlin Central Station. Admission is free!
Emotion Loaded: winning photo shows moving refugee Scene
The winner of the competition in 2016, the Australian photographer Warren Richardson, the five days with a group of refugees at the border Serbia – Hungary spent. His winning image, entitled “Hope for a New Life” documented a heartbreaking scene: A father who passed his baby enough with angsterfülltem view another refugee under a barbed wire barrier. The grainy black and white photo was taken at 3 am merely using the moonlight – flash could not use Richardson, otherwise the police would become aware of the refugees.
Interesting facts about the competition
Overall, 5,775 photographers from 128 countries took part this year in the “World Press Photo Award”. A jury composed of internationally recognized experts in the fields of photojournalism and documentary photography evaluated the images. was named respectively the first, second and third place in the category Contemporary Issues, Daily Life, General News, Nature, Portraits, Sports, Spot News, Long Term Projects. Meanwhile, the World Press Photo is one of the most popular photo exhibitions in the world. Last year, over 200,000 visitors have the issue looked at nationwide in the purchasing stations.
The winning selection from 82,951 stunning photos that have been submitted by professional photographers during the 59th World Press Photo competition is also still presented in the following shopping Train:
München Hauptbahnhof 21.10. – 29.10.2016
Various topics that move the world
In addition to the winning photo, the jury awarded also some pictures that are in stark contrast to issues such as the refugee crisis, terrorism, violence and poverty – at least at first glance. To show the nature photographs by German photographer Christian Ziegler ups of chameleons in their full colors. His paintings, which have arisen for National Geographic, reflect the scenic beauty and on the other hand, the threat to our nature, for a third of all chameleon species is now threatened with extinction.
About World Press Photo
World Press Photo was founded in 1955 and is an independent, nonprofit organization based in Amsterdam. Their main concern is the support and international dissemination of the work of professional press photographers. Thus, the freedom of speech and the free flow of information should be promoted. World Press Photo receives support from Canon and the “Dutch Postcode Lottery”. More information can be found at the official website: http://www.worldpressphoto.org
About YOUR SHOPPING STATION
At 80 German stations with the brand “YOUR SHOPPING STATION” invite more than 3,000 attractive shops, 365 days a year to stroll, shop, dine, see and be seen in. With the wide variety of shops of the station not only the travel center, but attractive all-round catering and the practical supermarket before and after the trip. Focus the station stores have in Germany the daily 16 million travelers and visitors. ( www.einkaufsbahnhof.de )
Arrival hall of the Stuttgart Main Station.(C): Christian Bedeschinski/Deutsche Bahn AG