Each month, The Associated Press management honors photographers for outstanding photo coverage while on assignment.
The winners for the April 2015 AP Staff Photo Contest are, in News photography, a series chronicling the devastating earthquake in Nepal and Felipe Dana in Feature photography for “Portraits in Crackland” a series of portraits chronicling people in an open-air crack cocaine market, known as a “cracolandia” or crackland, where users can buy crack, and smoke it in plain sight, day or night, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and in Sports photography no winner.
Congratulations to all the photographers for their outstanding work. This month’s winning images are featured below.
News Photography | Nepal Earthquake
Feature Photography | Portraits in Crackland by Felipe Dana
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