AP monthly staff photo contest

AP monthly staff photo contest

Each month The Associated Press honors photographers for outstanding coverage while on assignment.

The winners for the July 2019 AP Photo Contest are Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo for News Photography Single Image, demonstrations in Puerto Rico; Jerome Delay for News Photography Story, series on the Ebola crisis in Congo DRC.

Manu Fernandez for Feature Photography Single Image, for Spain LGBTQ Pride coverage.

Anupam Nath for Feature Photography Story, for his story on the Ambubachi festival in India.

Mark Schiefelbein for Sports Photography Single Image, of Swimming Worlds diving coverage in South Korea.

Mark Baker, Mark Schiefelbein and Lee Jin-man for Sports Photography Story, for coverage during the Swimming Worlds in South Korea.

Congratulations to all the photographers for their outstanding work. This month’s winning images, judged by Yirmiyan Arthur, Manish Swarup and Altaf Qadri, are featured below.


News Photography Single Image | Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo


News Photography Story | Jerome Delay


Feature Photography Single Image | Manu Fernandez


Feature Photography Story | Anupam Nath


Sports Photography Single Image | Mark Schiefelbein


Sports Photography Story | Mark Baker, Mark Schiefelbein and Lee Jin-man