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 August 2019 AP Photo Contest are Kin Cheung for News Photography Single Image, demonstrations in Hong Kong; Felipe Dana for News Photography Story, series on Greenland glaciers.

Elaine Thompson for Feature Photography Single Image, for her image of Robert Fuller after ending his own life after using the Death with Dignity Act.

Mosa'ab Elshamy for Feature Photography Story, for his story on children affected by a rare disorder called xeroderma pigmentosum, or XP.

Mark J. Terrill for Sports Photography Single Image, of Los Angeles Angels' Kole Calhoun sliding before being tagged out by Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Jacob Stallings.

Mosa'ab Elshamy for Sports Photography Story, for coverage during Tabourida, a traditional horse riding show also known as Fantasia, in the coastal town of El Jadida, Morocco.

Congratulations to all the photographers for their outstanding work. This month’s winning images, judged by Bernat Armangue, are featured below.


News Photography Single Image | Kin Cheung


News Photography Story | Felipe Dana


Feature Photography Single Image | Elaine Thompson


Feature Photography Story | Mosa'ab Elshamy


Sports Photography Single Image | Mark J. Terrill


Sports Photography Story | Mosa'ab Elshamy