Professional News Photography Worldwide

No information is more authentic than professional news photography.


epa can only cover breaking news by having its photographers on the spot. This is exclusive information from first hand.


With its global network of award-winning photographers, epa has set high standards and provides visual information of best quality from every part of the world, 24 hours around the clock, comprising politics, general news, a large variety of sports, economy, business and finance, arts, culture and entertainment.


epa is a private company and stands for reliable, independent and unbiased coverage.


An ample offer of exclusive feature packages sheds light behind the scene and brings the focus to the human aspect of things.


The world from a different angle - this is epa's commitment.


epaselect, a collection of epa's most relevant images based on visual appeal, newsworthiness or both, has been launched to accommodate the picture industry's ever-growing need to find the best pictures fast and efficiently.

epaselect-tagged images are automatically pushed to our regular subscribers at two hourly intervals via ftp. The photo selection spans all image categories ranging from economy, business and finance through to human interest, sports, arts, culture and entertainment.

Ukraine Crisis

In November 2013 the Ukrainian goverment decided not to sign an association agreement with the European Union. This decision led to massive protests throughout the country. Kiev's Independence Square (also known as Maidan Nezalezhnosti) was at the center of the protests. The originally peaceful demonstrations against pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych turned into violence in February. Many people have been killed in street fighting. Interior Minister Vitaliy Zakharchenko said that the Ukrainian police force has been given combat weapons for use in the civil unrest in Kiev.


UEFA Champions League 2015/2016

The UEFA Champions League is football's premier club competition - an annual continental club soccer tournament organised by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). The Champions League was introduced in 1992, replacing the European Champion Clubs' Cup, or simply European Cup, which had run since 1955. It is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world and the most prestigious club competition in European football.


The 2015/2016 UEFA Champions League is the 61st season of the club football tournament, and the 24th season since it was renamed. A total of 32 teams play in eight groups of four in the group stage. The group winners and the group runners-up will enter the knockout phase, starting with the round of 16 in February 2016. The 2016 UEFA Champions League Final will be played at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza in Milan, Italy on 28 May 2016.

Primetime Emmy Awards

The 67th annual Emmy Awards are presented at the Microsoft Theater on September 20 in Los Angeles with Andy Samberg hosting. Acclaimed fantasy drama Game of Thrones dominated again the Emmy nominations. Cast members of the most prestigious US television series pose in front of the epa cameras as they take to the red carpet or pose in the press room with their precious award.


In addition to the Primetime Emmy Awards epa offers images of the major award ceremonies around the globe »