Topic: Associated Press

Pakistan Daily Life
Man on the Wire

Muhammed Muheisen: TIME Picks the Best Wire Photographer of 2013

At-once authoritative and distinctive, Muheisen’s photographs have become indispensable for news outlets the world over.

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Art Greenspon—AP
The Backstory

‘The Best Photo From Vietnam’: One Photographer’s Defining Image of War

Art Greenspon was in his 20s while documenting the Vietnam War for the Associated Press. Days before being wounded, he made a photograph so incredible that war photographer David Douglas Duncan declared it the “best picture yet of the Vietnam War.” It now graces the cover of the agency’s new book, a major photographic history of the conflict.

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Photo Essay

Honoring the Fallen: One Photographer’s Witness to 490 Dignified Transfers

Since April 2009, the Associated Press has sent a still photographer to every dignified transfer of servicemen and women killed in Iraq or Afghanistan open to the media. Most often it is freelancer Steve Ruark. To mark Memorial Day, TIME presents a gallery of the almost 500 transfers he has attended since 2009.

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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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Niger Delta
Out There

2013 Overseas Press Club Winners Announced

Since 1948, the Overseas Press Club of America has recognized photojournalists for exceptional photographic reportage. Fabio Bucciarelli, Samuel James, Bernat Armangue and Oded Balilty were recognized as the winners of this year’s OPC prizes.

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Mali Fighting
Photo Essay

Jerome Delay: Photographing Mali’s Invisible War

French photographer Jerome Delay has spent the past month photographing the unfolding conflict in Mali for the Associated Press. Here, LightBox presents a selection of his recent work alongside his reflections on his time in-country.

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Narciso Contreras—Polaris
Man on the Wire

From the Front Lines: Syria by Narciso Contreras

Over the last five months, TIME has witnessed the emergence of a new voice — that of Mexican-born freelance photographer Narciso Contreras. Here, LightBox showcases Contreras’s work from Syria, illustrating his commitment and distinct vision to covering the bloodshed of an intractable war that’s stretched through 2012.

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Malcolm Browne–AP
The Backstory

Malcolm Browne: The Story Behind The Burning Monk

On the 50th anniversary of Quang Duc’s self-immolation in 1963, LightBox presents an interview with Malcolm Browne, the Associated Press photographer who captured the now-iconic image.

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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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Oded Balilty—AP
Man on the Wire

Oded Balilty: The Art of Storytelling

AP photographer Oded Balilty’s photographs reveal a quieter side of Israeli daily life—beyond the conflict.

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