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 photo essays 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.

Syria Civil War

The unrest in Syria began during the Arab Spring in early 2011. Since the early protests against President Bashar al-Assad and his government the situation turned into an ongoing multisided armed conflict.


The United Nations estimate that more than 100,000 people have been killed and millions displaced. While the UNHCR counted approximately 500,000 registered Syrian refugees in January 2013 figures reached more than 4,6 million three years later. The humanitarian situation inside the country keeps deteriorating as in Aleppo, Madaya and other besieged areas about 400,000 people are searching for aid according to UNHCR estimates.

Olympic Winter Games 2018 PyeongChang

The 2018 Winter Olympics take place in PyeongChang County, South Korea, from 09 – 25 February 2018.


It is the first time the Winter Olympics are being held in South Korea, the second Olympics held on the Korean peninsula following the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. The Games feature 102 events in 15 disciplines with 2,952 athletes from 92 National Olympic Committees competing.


Please see our Winter Olympics subpage for direct access to the complete coverage, images of the Opening and Closing Ceremony, IOC events, features and all individual disciplines.

Golden Globe Awards

The Golden Globe Award is an international award recognizing outstanding achievements in film and TV, that are given by members of the US Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).


The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards are presented at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on 07 January, with Seth Meyers hosting.

This year's Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award honoree is US actress, producer, television host and entrepreneur Oprah Winfrey.