The jury's verdict is in. Out of nearly 9000 photographs submitted – ranging from hard news to advertising – 335 of the year's best images were selected for American Photography 32. In November, this winning collection will be presented in the AP32 hardcover book. (Pre-order will be available in September)
Here is a small sample of the best images from 2015.
See the full slideshow on AI-AP.org.
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