Grófarsalur 06.02.2021 to 28.02.2021

Press Photographs of the year 2020

Press photographs of the year is an annual exhibition held by The Icelandic Press Photography Association. In the exhibition this year there will be photos by Icelandic press photographers, selected from the total entries by an independent jury.

Myndir ársins 2020 / Press Photographs 2020

The photographs are divided into 7 categories, which are news photos, daily life photos, sports photos, portraits, environmental images, editorial and series.

  • News
  • Daily life
  • Sport
  • Portraits
  • Environment
  • Editorial
  • Series

In each category, the jury chooses the best photo / best series and one image from these categories will be selected as the picture of the year.

The Icelandic Press Photography Association was established in 1976 and operates within The Icelandic Press Association. Photos of the Year exhibition has been held since 1980 and is one of the most visited photo exhibition in Iceland each year. The Icelandic Press Photography board this year are Kristinn Magnússon (chairman), Eyþór Árnason, Hákon Davíð Björnsson, Heiða Helgadóttir, Heiðdís Guðbjörg Gunnarsdóttir and Styrmir Kári Erwinsson.



Reykjavík Museum Of Photography

Grófarhús, Tryggvagata 15, top floor

101 Reykjavík

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