Each month The Associated Press management honors photographers for outstanding photo coverage while on assignment. The Winners for the September 2015 AP Staff Photo Contest are Julio Cortez, Mel Evans, Carolyn Kaster, Laurence Kesterson, David Goldman, John Minchillo, Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Michael Perez, Matt Rourke, Patrick Semansky and Matt Slocum in News Photography for "Pope Francis' Visit to the U.S.," Vincent Yu in Feature Photography for "Umbrella Protests: Then and Now," and Gregory Bull in Sports Photography for "Bracing for the Douse."
Congratulations to all the photographers for their outstanding work. This month's winning images are featured below.
News Photography | Pope Francis' Visit to the U.S. by Julio Cortez, Mel Evans, Carolyn Kaster, Laurence Kesterson, David Goldman, John Minchillo, Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Michael Perez, Matt Rourke, Patrick Semansky and Matt Slocum
Feature Photography | Umbrella Protests by Vincent Yu
Sports Photography | Bracing for the Douse by Gregory Bull
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