SWNS is the largest independent press agency in the UK. Every year their newswire supplies pictures, videos and content to websites, newspapers and magazines around the world. These include some of the most fascinating, captivating and powerful photographs you could ever hope to see.
SWNS is showcasing 100 of the Best Press Photos of 2018, as chosen by the SWNS picture editors. You can vote for your favourite by viewing the 100 images here and ticking the heart icon next to each photo. You can vote for more than one. The image that gets the most love will be crowned ‘SWNS Picture of the Year 2018’. Voting is now open!
SWNS told us “We are very grateful to the talented photographers who trust us with their pictures.
“In the last year SWNS launched our platform SWNS.rocks which was part funded by Google under their Digital News Initiative. Thanks to this innovation we have been able to pay 2,500 new contributors in the last 12 months alone.
“This means that contributors wanting to sell stories, images and videos to the press are offered complete transparency and payments within days of publication.
“If you want to register your interest you can leave your details here.”
Here’s just a sample of some of the amazing images you can find at the competition site…
Ollie McAninch is a former public and private sector economist turned digital media pioneer. After working in the media for over a decade, he helped develop The London Economic to promote independent investigative journalism.When he isn't contributing articles, Ollie spends the bulk of his time looking after animals, pressing apples and planting trees.
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