If you want to win the World Press Photo, you have to be :

  • A Man
  • Around 35 years old
  • Either from North America or Europe
  • Have taken a picture in Asia
  • Horizontally framed
  • Of a child
  • In a war
  • Dead or dying
  • With a gray dominant color

These are the results of a statistical analysis of the World Press Photo winners since it’s creation. For a more detailed analysis, please head to French newspaper Liberation.

Photo by Thomas Leuthard

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