Close Up: Photographer Wong Maye-E

Wong Maye-E joined AP as a staff photographer in 2003. Based in Singapore, Maye-E’s work is centered around Sports reportage, entertainment, politics, and regional news stories.

Cleaning The Runway

Photos by David Goldman Nearly 100 workers at the world’s busiest airport are volunteering their time to pick up trash that could be dangerous when planes land and take off.

Cuba On The Beach

Photos by Ramon Espinosa In the long, sticky Cuban summer, keeping cool is serious business.

Islamabad’s Red Zone Rallies

Photos by Muhammed Muheisen Associated Press chief photographer of Pakistan Muhammed Muheisen is currently in Islamabad covering the Red Zone rallies. 

Worldview: Peru Daily Life

Photos by Rodrigo Abd For today’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature the South American country of Peru and the work of Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Rodrigo Abd.

First Person: Gene Puskar at LLWS

Gene Puskar, a staff photographer based in Pittsburgh, has worked for The Associated Press for more than 35 years. He first started covering the Little League World Series in the mid-1980s and continues to do so today. 

Close Up: Photographer Hatem Moussa

Hatem Moussa joined The Associated Press as a photojournalist in 1998. Since then, the Gaza City-based Moussa has covered repeated rounds of Israeli-Palestinian fighting in Gaza, including the wars of 2008-2009, 2012 and 2014.

College Football Hall of Fame Sleepover

Photos by David Goldman One hundred contest winners who wrote essays detailing their love of college football were selected to stay with a guest overnight in Atlanta’s College Football Hall of Fame before its grand opening and win a year’s supply of Chick-fil-A.

Missouri Police Shooting and Protests

Protests in the St. Louis suburb rocked by racial unrest since a white police officer shot an unarmed black teenager to death turned violent Wednesday night, with some people lobbing Molotov cocktails and other objects at police who responded with smoke bombs and tear gas to disperse the crowd.

Worldview: Spain Daily Life

AP’s Daily Life series is a visual exploration of imagery from around the globe. From bustling Chinese cities, to ice caves in Minnesota, to the rural farms of northern India, these stunning images depict the world beyond the familiar and remind us of the global community to which we belong. Whether inspiring or devastating, theseContinue reading “Worldview: Spain Daily Life”

Outdoor Cinemas Fade To Black In Greece

Photos by Petros Giannakouris For decades Greeks have enjoyed watching the latest Hollywood blockbusters and old classics under the stars.

Close Up: Photographer Julie Jacobson

Julie Jacobson joined the AP in San Francisco as a staff photographer in 2001 and was based in New York for 8 years before transferring to Las Vegas in 2009. In 2014, she returned to New York City.

Unusual Animal Friends

The animal kingdom is full of surprises, and from time to time, strong bonds form between species. With this in mind, we looked through our photo archive and found a wide variety of unlikely animal friendships throughout the years.  

Paddle Off The War

Photos by Gerald Herbert Two tours in Afghanistan took a toll on Joshua Ploetz. The former Marine was injured in a roadside bomb. He lost friends in combat, and later, to suicide.