World's best photojournalism makes a stop in Toronto
World Press Photo is back in Toronto for another year, bringing some of the best photojournalism in the world to Allen Lambert Galleria at Brookfield Place. The local stop is part of a 45 country tour that sees the photographs displayed in over 80 cites. I doubt, however, that many of the venues along the way serves as quite so good a backdrop for the exhibition.
There's something almost restorative about watching so many people stop and become enthralled by these photos. For may who are out and about on lunch in the Financial District, the exhibit is startling in its beauty and scenes of devastation. You always get more than you bargained for when you stop to take a look.
One of the reasons for this is the range of the photos on display. There's hard photojournalism from war torn countries, there's gorgeous sports photography, and even nature images that'd serve as excellent candidates for the cover of National Geographic. In short, it's one of the best photography shows of the year, and it's completely free.
World Press Photo runs until October 25, 2016.
Photos by Derek Flack.
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