World Press Photo – News Flash

The jaw-dropping winners of World Press Photo 2015

Colima Volcano in Mexico shows a powerful night explosion with lightning, ballistic projectiles and rockfalls.

Photo by Sergio Tapiro / World Press Photo Awards

World Press Photo – News Flash

The jaw-dropping winners of World Press Photo 2015

Some photographers have the ability to catch magic on film.

Julia Nolet
Julia Nolet Editor

These three World Press Photo winners are perfect examples of the photographer’s art, with their images of beautiful and daunting forces of nature. They are among the six Nature category winners, selected from more than 82,000 submissions.

The Power of Nature

Colima Volcano in Mexico shows a powerful night explosion with lightning, ballistic projectiles and...

Colima Volcano in Mexico shows a powerful night explosion with lightning, ballistic projectiles and rockfalls. Photo by Sergio Tapiro / World Press Photo Awards

Sergio Tapiro

Sergio Tapiro

Agency
World Press Photo Awards

Colima Volcano in Mexico shows a powerful night explosion with lightning, ballistic projectiles and rockfalls.

Whale Whisperers

Divers watch a humpback whale and her newborn calf as they swim around Roca Partida in the...

Divers watch a humpback whale and her newborn calf as they swim around Roca Partida in the Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico. Photo by Anuar Patjane Floriuk / World Press Photo Awards

Anuar Patjane Floriuk

Anuar Patjane Floriuk

Agency
World Press Photo Awards

Divers watch a humpback whale and her newborn calf as they swim around Roca Partida in the Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico.

Storm Front on Bondi Beach

A massive 'cloud tsunami' looms over Bondi Beach, Sydney, as a sunbather reads, oblivious to the...

A massive 'cloud tsunami' looms over Bondi Beach, Sydney, as a sunbather reads, oblivious to the approaching weather. Photo by Rohan Kelly / World Press Photo Awards

Rohan Kelly

Rohan Kelly

Agency
World Press Photo Awards

A massive 'cloud tsunami' looms over Bondi Beach, Sydney, as a sunbather reads, oblivious to the approaching weather.