Awards & Competitions


Ronaldo Schemidt Wins 2018 World Press Photo of the Year

April 12, 2018

© Ronaldo Schemidt/Agence France-Presse

Ronaldo Schemidt's award-winning photograph was taken during violent clashes between riot police and protesters in Caracas, Venezuela.

Photographer Ronaldo Schemidt of Venezuela has won the 2018 World Press Photo of the Year prize for his photo taken during violent clashes between riot police and protesters in Caracas. Schemidt’s photo shows a protestor set on fire when the gas tank of a motorcycle exploded. Magdalena Herrera, chair of the World Press jury and director of photography at Geo...

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