The Best in Photojournalism: The Archive features  nearly 40,000 winning photographs over the last six decades. Explore!
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    About the Archive

    This Archive Web site contains more then 38,000 photographs that have been recognized as the best in photojournalism over the past six decades — the most evocative images ever recorded.

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    Browse Photos

    Each photo is listed individually in the Browse Photos category. You may browse your way through the Items page by page. Click on a photo or the link underneath it to retrieve detailed information.

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    Browse by Year

    The photos are further divided into Collections. Since POYi is a yearly contest, each Collection represents a year.

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    The site offers both Basic and Advanced Search options. Both are available via the Search link located at the top of all pages.