Iconic Images: The World Press Photo of the Year went to Samuel Arenda’s photo (top) of a man being cared for at a field hospital in Yemen by Samuel Arenda. Below that is a selection of some of the most arresting achievements in photojournalism. Be sure to view them up close!
Left: Rebels in Ras Lanuf, Libya - Yuri Kozyrev (Spot News, 1st prize singles)
Middle: A wedding photo of a North Indian couple (Maya, 8 and Kishore, 13) - Stephanie Sinclair (Contemporary Issues, 1st prize stories)
Right: Triathletes at the start of the 2011 Ford Ironman World Championships swimming over a school of fish at Kailua Bay, Hawaii - Donald Miralle, Jr. (Sports, 1st prize singles)