1. AP photographer David Duprey shot this simply beautiful photo of birds perching on a branch during a spring snowstorm in Pembroke, N.Y., Monday, April 23, 2012.

    AP photographer David Duprey shot this simply beautiful photo of birds perching on a branch during a spring snowstorm in Pembroke, N.Y., Monday, April 23, 2012.

  2. Photographer Joe Kaczmarek was on the scene as firefighters battled a fire in a warehouse on York Street near Kensington Avenue, early Monday, April 9, 2012, in Philadelphia. Officials said the fire claimed the lives of two Philadelphia firefighters after a wall collapsed inside an adjacent building where the two men were trying to halt the fire’s progress. 

    Photographer Joe Kaczmarek was on the scene as firefighters battled a fire in a warehouse on York Street near Kensington Avenue, early Monday, April 9, 2012, in Philadelphia. Officials said the fire claimed the lives of two Philadelphia firefighters after a wall collapsed inside an adjacent building where the two men were trying to halt the fire’s progress. 

  3. AP photographer Matt Rourke shot this image of firefighters greeting each other in the aftermath of a fire in a warehouse on York Street near Kensington Avenue in Philadelphia on Monday, April 9, 2012. Two firefighters died after a wall collapsed on them while they fought the massive early-morning blaze.

    AP photographer Matt Rourke shot this image of firefighters greeting each other in the aftermath of a fire in a warehouse on York Street near Kensington Avenue in Philadelphia on Monday, April 9, 2012. Two firefighters died after a wall collapsed on them while they fought the massive early-morning blaze.

  4.  People gather around a  statue of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno on the Penn State  campus in State College, Pa., on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012. Paterno’s  doctors say the former coach’s condition has become “serious” after he  experienced complications from lung cancer in recent days.
Pittsburgh staffer Gene J. Puskar made this image Saturday night, as Paterno’s health declined.  Almost twenty four hours later, Puskar returned to campus to photograph thousands gathered to pay tribute to Paterno who died Sunday morning.

    People gather around a statue of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno on the Penn State campus in State College, Pa., on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012. Paterno’s doctors say the former coach’s condition has become “serious” after he experienced complications from lung cancer in recent days.

    Pittsburgh staffer Gene J. Puskar made this image Saturday night, as Paterno’s health declined.  Almost twenty four hours later, Puskar returned to campus to photograph thousands gathered to pay tribute to Paterno who died Sunday morning.

  5. In this Sept. 4, 2004 photo, Penn State football coach Joe Paterno leads his team onto the field before an NCAA college football game against Akron in State College, Pa. Paterno, the longtime Penn State coach who won more games than anyone else in major college football but was fired amid a child sex abuse scandal that scarred his reputation for winning with integrity, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. He was 85.
This file photo, which ran with Joe Paterno’s obituary this weekend,  is one of my favorite images by AP Washington DC staffer Carolyn Kaster.  Carolyn covered Paterno for years as Harrisburg’s AP staff photographer.

    In this Sept. 4, 2004 photo, Penn State football coach Joe Paterno leads his team onto the field before an NCAA college football game against Akron in State College, Pa. Paterno, the longtime Penn State coach who won more games than anyone else in major college football but was fired amid a child sex abuse scandal that scarred his reputation for winning with integrity, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. He was 85.

    This file photo, which ran with Joe Paterno’s obituary this weekend,  is one of my favorite images by AP Washington DC staffer Carolyn Kaster.  Carolyn covered Paterno for years as Harrisburg’s AP staff photographer.

  6. A sign and fence at one of several empty Kodak  employee parking lots is seen in Rochester, N.Y. Jan. 6, 2012.  Eastman Kodak Co. said Tuesday  Jan. 10, 2012, it has realigned and simplified its business structure in  an effort to cut costs, create shareholder value and accelerate its  long-drawn-out digital transformation.
AP photographer David Duprey shot this image for a story about Kodak’s restructuring. Tuesday’s story reported that Kodak’s depressed shares shot up  more than 45 percent in afternoon trading.

    A sign and fence at one of several empty Kodak employee parking lots is seen in Rochester, N.Y. Jan. 6, 2012.  Eastman Kodak Co. said Tuesday Jan. 10, 2012, it has realigned and simplified its business structure in an effort to cut costs, create shareholder value and accelerate its long-drawn-out digital transformation.

    AP photographer David Duprey shot this image for a story about Kodak’s restructuring. Tuesday’s story reported that Kodak’s depressed shares shot up more than 45 percent in afternoon trading.

  7. Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum smiles during an event at the Keene Public Library, Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, in Keene, N.H. 
This distinctive image of Rick Santorum was shot Friday by staffer Matt Rourke.  Santorum’s appearance was interrupted by police officers who told the crowd that the room was over capacity and that some had to leave.

    Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum smiles during an event at the Keene Public Library, Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, in Keene, N.H.

    This distinctive image of Rick Santorum was shot Friday by staffer Matt Rourke.  Santorum’s appearance was interrupted by police officers who told the crowd that the room was over capacity and that some had to leave.

  8.     Republican presidential candidate, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, accompanied by his wife Mary Kaye, views a presentation while campaigning at Strong Foundations Charter School, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, in Pembroke, N.H.
AP photographer Matt Rourke made this image of Jon Huntsman in NH Tuesday, as he skipped the Iowa caucus.

    Republican presidential candidate, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, accompanied by his wife Mary Kaye, views a presentation while campaigning at Strong Foundations Charter School, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, in Pembroke, N.H.

    AP photographer Matt Rourke made this image of Jon Huntsman in NH Tuesday, as he skipped the Iowa caucus.

  9. Student Bryanna Valley holds  on to an iPad autographed by Republican presidential candidate, former  Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman during an event at Strong Foundations Charter  School, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, in Pembroke, N.H.
AP Photographer Matt Rourke made this image as Jon Huntsman skips Tuesday’s Iowa caucus.

    Student Bryanna Valley holds on to an iPad autographed by Republican presidential candidate, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman during an event at Strong Foundations Charter School, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, in Pembroke, N.H.

    AP Photographer Matt Rourke made this image as Jon Huntsman skips Tuesday’s Iowa caucus.

  10.  Lady Gaga and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, left, kiss during the New Year’s celebration, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, in New York. 
A moment of New Year’s celebration in Times Square , shot by  Charles Sykes on assignment for AP. 
Welcome to 2012 and welcome to Edit East.

     Lady Gaga and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, left, kiss during the New Year’s celebration, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, in New York.

    A moment of New Year’s celebration in Times Square , shot by Charles Sykes on assignment for AP.

    Welcome to 2012 and welcome to Edit East.

About me

I am Jacqueline Larma, Regional Photo Editor/East (US) for the Associated Press. All images copyright/AP.

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