Dave Martin began his photographic career at the Lakeland Ledger in Lakeland, Fla., in 1982 before joining the AP as a staff photographer in Montgomery, AL., in 1983. In 2004, Martin was named the AP’s regional photo editor for the South.
Photos by John Minchillo On a cold and rainy November morning, farmers Mary Carpenter and Paul Dench-Layton waded arm-in-arm into the large soggy paddock that’s home to their Broad Breasted Whites, nearly 250 gobbling, barking, and bumbling Thanksgiving turkeys.
Photos by Ebrahim Noroozi More than a thousand people trekked across Iran this past week to visit a shrine in this ancient Persian city, a pilgrimage like many others in the Islamic Republic – until you notice men there wearing yarmulkes.
Photos by Ariana Cubillos In one of the world’s most hostile urban jungles, the spectacle of rainbow-colored tropical birds streaking across the late-afternoon sky has become a natural respite from rampant crime and choking pollution.
Photographer Vadim Ghirda was born on January 15, 1971 and received his BA in Civil Engineering from the Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest in Romania.
The weeks of anxious waiting and hours of deliberating ended Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, but the grand jury’s decision not to indict a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the fatal shooting of black 18-year-old Michael Brown will likely reverberate throughout the community and nation for days to come.
Over the last two weeks, we have gathered a selection of some of our favorite sports moments captured by AP photographers.
Photos by Rodrigo Abd Peru has sent 1,000 police into its southeastern jungles to dismantle illegal gold-mining camps, just weeks before the country hosts global climate talks.
Photos by Petros Giannakouris They were the ancient world’s ultimate social climbers.
For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature photography from all over the world: Indian flower vendors arrange rose petals and garlands, a Chinese paramilitary police stands outside the Forbidden city, and a paraglider flies around the Christ the Redeemer statue.
Photos by Nariman El-Mofty Raslan Fadl, the first doctor in Egypt to be put on trial for committing female genital mutilation, is still practicing even through a 13-year-old girl died after he performed the procedure.
Photos & Text by Gregory Bull In Barrow, Alaska, it all begins with a euphoric voice over a crackling radio: “Hey, hey, hey!”
Throughout the day, Associated Press photo editors comb through and designate a selection of the most newsworthy and visually breathtaking images as APTOPIX.