Topic: AP

Fifth grade student at the Enrique Villuendas Primary School, Erika Kina, poses in her princess costume in Havana
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: March 28 — April 4

From the shootings at Fort Hood to the Afghan elections, to Queen Elizabeth’s visit with Pope Francis and a camera savvy koala bear, TIME presents the best photos of the week.

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Daily power outages in Jabaliya
Profile

From the Front Lines, Regional Photographers Make All The Difference

Although it has become more prevalent in recent years, regional photographers have worked for Western news organizations for decades. Here, TIME showcases work made over the past year by three of the strongest local image-makers, examining the wider context and evolution of their work and the issues they face.

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Oct. 7, 2013. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, wearing 'endek', a traditional Balinese woven fabric, arrives at a dinner for leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Bali.
Photo of the Day

John Kerry Gets Colorful in Bali

In TIME’s photo of the day, Secretary of State John Kerry wears Balinese endek.

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Oklahoma Tornado
The Backstory

Moments of Hope in Oklahoma: One Photographer’s Story

In the midst of the chaos and devastation that descended on Moore, Okla., one of the first photographers to the scene recounts the heroic moments of a community banding together.

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North Korea Military
Profile

David Guttenfelder: A New Look at North Korea

On May 1, 2013, photographer David Guttenfelder will be named the recipient of the 2013 Infinity Award for Photojournalism by the International Center of Photography. Guttenfelder is recognized for his continued efforts documenting daily life inside North Korea for the Associated Press, as part of the team running the agency’s new bureau in the country. His work provides an unparalleled look behind the curtain of life in the North.

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John Moore—Getty (left); Yuri Kozyrev / NOOR for TIME (right)
Man on the Wire

Two Takes: One Picture, Two Photographers

The romantic notion is that photojournalists bare unique witness to the events of the world as they unfold around them. In reality, due to circumstance, comfort and organizational requirements, photographers often find themselves in the company of fellow photojournalists, working side by side, when covering the news.

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Pete Muller—AP Photo
Man on the Wire

Pete Muller: TIME Picks the Best Photographer on the Wires

Of the millions of photographs moving through the news services—known as “the wires”—this year, the work of Associated Press freelancer Pete Muller stood out. His exceptional photographs—focused on Africa and particularly Sudan—take an individual approach to storytelling, one that combines a distinctive aesthetic with journalistic integrity.

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Anja Niedringhaus—AP
The Backstory

First Person: A Single Frame from the Conclusion of the Allied Air Strike on Libya by Anja Niedringhaus

Lightbox noticed a strange and unusual photograph among the many compelling images to come out of Libya and asked photographer Anja Niedringhaus for the backstory.

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