The most honorable award for photography is given to a freelancing photojournalist ,Warren Richardson whose is living in Eastern Europe.
Among the 800,000 entries submitted for the evaluation, sent across by 5000 photographers to win the “10,000-euro World Press Photo of the Year prize “ Warren Richardson’s monochrome image bagged the award.
The photograph is taken when a baby is passed via a scratchy wire fence by an asylum seeker on the Hungary-Serbia borderline.
“This is an incredible image from the refugee crisis of 2015,” Vaughn Wallace, one of the judges, said in a statement.
“It’s incredibly powerful visually, but it’s also very nuanced.”
One judge from the selection committee, Huang Wen, called the photograph “haunting”.