Every month, IMAGO's picture desk handpicks the standout photos from the vast collection they receive. For September, the top photos have been selected in three categories: Entertainment, News, and Sports, drawn from the myriad images provided by IMAGO's global storytellers.
The Best Entertainment Photo of the Month
On the 29th of September, a harvest moon illuminated Tokyo’s sky. This mesmerizing scene was captured in Kasai Rinkai Park with a Ferris wheel silhouetted against the moon, taken by Kyodo News.
The Best News Photo of the Month
September 2023 witnessed Morocco’s strongest earthquake in its recorded history, measuring a magnitude 6.9, resulting in numerous fatalities and injuries. This news photo, taken by Ximena Borrazas from ZUMA Wire, depicts a rescue operation underway in the village of Imi N Tala following the earthquake.
The Best Sports Photo of the Month
At the start of the month, the German men’s basketball team achieved a historic milestone by winning their first-ever FIBA Basketball World Cup title. They showcased an impeccable performance, remaining undefeated throughout the tournament, culminating in a victory over Serbia in the final. The crowning photo, captured by “camera4+”, portrays the players celebrating this achievement alongside their coach.