Topic: AP

North Korean soldiers and civilians stand on a foot bridge to look at goldfish in a moat as they tour the grounds of Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, the mausoleum where the bodies of the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il lie embalmed, in Pyongyang on April 25, 2013.
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David Guttenfelder: The Photographer as Explorer

After 20 years as an Associated Press photographer, David Guttenfelder is once again a freelancer. He speaks to TIME about his life at AP, his future plans and being named one of National Geographic’s new explorers.

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Jeff Widener—AP
The Backstory

Tank Man at 25: Behind the Iconic Tiananmen Square Photo

On the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, TIME talks to Jeff Widener about tank man — the most important photograph of his career.

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Pakistan Afghan Refugee Mothers
Photo Essay

The Faces of Afghan Refugee Mothers

In honor of Mother’s Day, LightBox asked photographer Muhammed Muheisen to photograph Afghan refugee mothers in Pakistan, and to find out what it is like to be a mother under these difficult circumstances.

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Daily power outages in Jabaliya
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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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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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