Denzel Dumfries (L) of the Netherlands celebrates after scoring the 3-2 lead during the UEFA EURO 2020 preliminary round group C match bet​ween the Netherlands and Ukraine in Amsterdam, Netherlands, 13 June 2021. EPA-EFE/Koen van Weel / POOL (RESTRICTIONS: For editorial news reporting pu​rposes only. Images must appear as still images and must not emulate match action video footage. Photographs published in online publications shall ha​ve an interval of at least 20 seconds between the posting.)


Comprehensive coverage of the UEFA European Men's Soccer Championship providing images of matches, trainings, teams and additional features.

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa (R) and the Mayor of Porto Rui Moreira (L) waiting for guests for an informal meeting during the 2​nd day of the EU Social Summit at the Palacio de Cristal in Porto, Portugal, 08 May 2021. European Union leaders met for a summit in Portugal, sending​ a signal they see the threat from COVID-19 on their continent as waning amid a quickening vaccine rollout. Their talks hope to repair some of the dam​age the coronavirus has caused in the bloc, in such areas as welfare an

Pictures of the Month

epa's curated photo selection highlighting the most important topics of each month.

Britain's Harry (R) and Meghan (L), Duke and Duchess of Sussex attend the annual Endeavour Fund Awards at Mansion House in London, Britain, 05 March 2020. The event is the couple's first joint official royal engagement since announcing their intention of giving up Royal duties after 31 March 2020.  EPA-EFE/NEIL HALL


Congratulations to our photographers Neil Hall, Étienne Laurent, Roman Pilipey, and Sedat Suna who won awards in various contests »


Please subscribe to our newsletter if you wish to receive the epa photo highlights. Currently we provide:

All newsletters are free of charge.

Sergei Chirikov

We mourn the loss of Sergei Chirikov »




Canon Logo

Global News Photography

Providing accurate, authentic and unbiased news photography has never been so important.

epa's photographers can only cover breaking news by being on the spot as quickly as possible. This first-hand account of events is crucial to accurate news reporting.

epa has an established global network of award-winning photographers, providing visual information of the very best quality from all corners of the world, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, comprising of breaking news, politics, a comprehensive calendar of sports events, economy, business and finance, arts, culture and entertainment.

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

A diverse range of photo essays sheds light behind the scenes on many human interest topics, providing an insight into the world around us.

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


Latest Photo Essays & Photo Sets


Chinese women and men doing 'red tourism' pose for photos as they visit Zunyi Meeting Memorial Museum, in Zunyi, Guizhou province,​ southwestern China, 12 April 2021. China has over 33,000 revolutionary sites on record. EPA-EFE/ROMAN PILIPEY

Photo Essay:
Red Culture in China

Restoration workers of the IBB Miras (Istanbul Municipality Heritage) team, work at the Cisterna Basilica (6th century) during an extensive restoration in Istanbul, Turkey, 07 January 2021. Istanbul has been a site of human settlement for around 3,000 years and nowadays it is a cradle of cultural and historical heritage points that plot the city's evolution over time. Byzantine churches, walls, and cisterns rub shoulders with Ottoman mosques, fountains, and tombs in the Turkish city that straddles Europe an

Photo Essay:
The Guardians of Istanbul's Cultural Heritage

A stray dog holds a cow's leg in its mouth at a soldier's front position near Martuni, an eastern city of the self-proclaimed Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, 16 January 2021. Only stray dogs visit the soldiers in the trenches. The militaries would just leave their positions to refill their water tanks and get food from the neighboring villagers. EPA-EFE/CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON

Photo Essay:
Nagorno-Karabakh: Life after War

Yvette Adaniya, an Ebola survivor, visits and pays her respects to the grave of her husband at a specially designated site for burials of Ebola victims, to the North of Beni, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, 14 October 2020. ‘The devil will not distract us again,' says Adaniya, who lost her husband to the virus as this unfamiliar disease broke out in the forests to the North of Beni, North Kivu. 'When I had Ebola, my whole body and soul were affected. I lost weight and became bruised and black. I w

Photo Essay:
The Next Pandemic

A mountaineer works on lifting up the repaired dials during maintenance work on the tower's clock at the Church of St Ludmila in Prague, Czech Republic, 24 August 2020. Classic clocks are part of the landscape of Prague, known as the 'city of a hundred towers' for its centuries-old mechanical devices - including the famed Astronomical Clock in the Old Square. Mariana Nesnidalova is the head of L. Hainz, a family business that was founded in 1836 which has carved out a niche in the production and manufacture

Photo Essay:
Clocktowers' Maintenance in Prague

 Sanctuary Strikers Football Club founder Tomson Chalk (L) hugs player Adam Hussai during a friendly match against Reading Reserves in Reading, Britain, 29 September 2020 (issued 08 March 2021). For refugees and asylum seekers, starting a new life in the United Kingdom presents a host of tough challenges, from learning the language to finding common ground with the locals. The grassroot soccer team Sanctuary Strikers Football Club in southern England has stepped in to help the newcomers to integrate and mak

Photo Essay:
Spirit of Unity: Football Helping Refugees Find Their Feet in England