Images of the Year 2008

The winning photos from the 3rd Annual American Photo Images of the Year Competition

IOTY-001

Madonna in the Vanity Fair Green Issue, May 2008Steven Meisel, New York City

IOTY-002

Madonna in the Vanity Fair Green Issue, May 2008Steven Meisel, New York City

IOTY-003

From Andrew Eccles’s Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Book

IOTY-004

Mark Zibert, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

IOTY-005

Shizuka Minami, Long Island City, New York

IOTY-007

Stephen Wilkes, Westport, Connecticut

IOTY-008

Mark Zibert, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

IOTY-009

Andrew Eccles, New York City

IOTY-010

Annie Leibovitz, New York City

IOTY-011

Robert Trachtenberg, Los Angeles, California

IOTY-012

Art Streiber, Los Angeles, California

IOTY-013

Justin Stephens, Los Angeles, California

IOTY-014

Michael Grecco, Santa Monica, California

IOTY-015

Philippe Merie, Copenhagen, Denmark

IOTY-016

Hug’s photo of an endangered proboscis monkey in BorneoFelix Hug, Singapore

IOTY-017

Andrew Thomas, Billings, Montana

IOTY-018

Thomas D. Mangelsen, Jackson, Wyoming

IOTY-019

Christine Caldwell, Redondo Beach, California

IOTY-020

Christine Caldwell, Redondo Beach, California

IOTY-021

Jim Reed, Wichita, Kansas

IOTY-022

Scott Reither, La Jolla, California

IOTY-023

Steve Rosenberg, Dublin, California

IOTY-024

Simone Sbaraglia, Miami, Florida

IOTY-025

Boza Ivanovic, Los Angeles, California

IOTY-026

Alan, Mahood, Newport Beach, California

IOTY-027

Paul Boerger, Mount Shasta, California

IOTY-028

Viktor Sykora, Hyskov, Czech Republic

IOTY-029

Viktor Sykora, Hyskov, Czech Republic

IOTY-030

George Steinmetz, Glen Ridge, New Jersey

IOTY-031

Jim Shoemaker, Oak Park, California

IOTY-032

Sebastian Mlynarski, New York City

IOTY-033

Mona Kuhn, Los Angeles, California

IOTY-034

From Mona Kuhn’s series of images shot in Venice, Italy

IOTY-035

Kurt Stallaert, Tielrode, Belgium

IOTY-036

Maki Kawakita, New York City

IOTY-037

Kate Pollard, London, England

IOTY-038

Chris Walters, Cleveland, Ohio

IOTY-039

Shen Wei, New York City

IOTY-040

Linda Turley, Astoria, New York

IOTY-041

Julia Fullerton-Batten, London, England

IOTY-042

Clare Kendall, London, England

IOTY-043

Howard Schatz, New York City

IOTY-044

Stephan Loeber-Bottero, Paris, France

IOTY-045

Kenneth Mucke, Lawrenceville, Georgie

IOTY-046

Edwin Ho, New York City

IOTY-047

Harold Glit, Brooklyn, New York

IOTY-048

Jaime Martorano, Briarcliff Manor, New York

IOTY-049

Howard Schatz, New York City

IOTY-050

Pierre Jacquemin, Villefranche, France

IOTY-051

Kim Campbell, Portland, Oregon

IOTY-052

Kim Campbell, Portland, Oregon

IOTY-053

Michael Cook, Kawana Island, Austrailia

IOTY-054

Cig Harvey, Cambridge, Massachusetts

IOTY-055

Estelle Dougler, Paris, France

IOTY-056

Barack Obama with wife Michelle and aides, June 2008Callie Shell, New York City

IOTY-057

Claudio Rasano, Basel, Switzerland

IOTY-058

Claudio Rasano, Basel, Switzerland

IOTY-059

Ethan Pines, Los Angeles, California

IOTY-060

Lauren Greenfield, Venice California

IOTY-062

Heather Johnson, Ashburn, Virginia

IOTY-063

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, New York City

IOTY-064

Aaron Hawks, San Francisco

IOTY-066

Gregory Heisler, New York City

IOTY-067

Ali Akbar, Jakarta, Indonesia

IOTY-068

Yuri Kozyrev, Moscow, Russia

IOTY-069

Ben Baker, New York City

IOTY-070

Platon, New York City

IOTY-071

Carlo Bevilacqua, Milan, Italy

IOTY-072

From Chang Kyun Kim’s series Their DialoguesChang Kyun Kim, New York City

IOTY-073

From Chang Kyun Kim’s series Their DialoguesChang Kyun Kim, New York City

IOTY-074

From Chang Kyun Kim’s series Their DialoguesChang Kyun Kim, New York City

IOTY-075

From Chang Kyun Kim’s series Their DialoguesChang Kyun Kim, New York City

IOTY-076

Erica Silberstein, Edgewater, New Jersey

IOTY-077

Alex Kisilvich, North York, Ontario, Canada

IOTY-078

Alinka Echeverria, Brooklyn, New York

IOTY-079

Arthur Seabra, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

IOTY-080

Sieglinde Cassel, New York City

IOTY-081

Miller Mobley, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

IOTY-082

Kim Zuill, Poway, California

IOTY-083

Samantha Mintio, Singapore

IOTY-084

Samantha Mintio, Singapore

IOTY-085

Matt Glass, Clinton, Utah

IOTY-086

Jennifer Kaczmarek, Palm Coast, Florida

IOTY-088

Matt Eich, Athens, Ohio

IOTY-089

Ash LaRose, Burlington, Vermont

IOTY-090

Leif Huron Lafferty-Gebauer, Brooklyn, New York

IOTY-091

Cody Raisig, West Sand Lake, New York

IOTY-092

A boy during a police raid on Kibera, January 2008Walter Astrada, Kampala Uganda

IOTY-093

Qilai Shen, San Diego, California

IOTY-094

Damon Winter, New York City

IOTY-095

Shana Wittenwyler, Brooklyn, New York

IOTY-096

Kike Arnal, New York City

IOTY-097

Kike Arnal, New York City

IOTY-098

Victoria Dearing, Brooklyn, New York

IOTY-099

Yuri Kozyrev, Moscow, Russia

IOTY-100

Ezra Millstein, Americus, Georgia

IOTY-101

Yuri Kozyrev, Moscow, Russia

IOTY-102

Mike Blakenship, Texarkana, Arkansas

IOTY-103

Ahikam Seri, Jerusalem, Israel

IOTY-104

Lauren Greenfield, Venice, California

IOTY-105

Gina LeVay, New York City

IOTY-106

Ghada Khunji, Brooklyn, New York

IOTY-107

Ghada Khunji, Brooklyn, New York

IOTY-108

Kodiak Greenwood, Big Sur, California

IOTY-109

Larry Fink, Martin’s Creek, Pennsylvania

IOTY-110

Fred Conrad, New York City

IOTY-111

Fred Conrad, New York City

IOTY-112

Shiho Fukada, New York City

IOTY-113

Brent Lewin, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

IOTY-114

Amro Hamzawi, Los Angeles, California

IOTY-115

Mauricio Donelli, Caracas, Venezuela

IOTY-116

Amro Hamzawi, Los Angeles, California

IOTY-006

Justin Stephens, Los Angeles, California

IOTY-061

Rob Chisholm, Lake Oswego, Oregon

IOTY-087

Jamie Lospinoso, Sparta, New Jersey