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Photos of the Month by The Game Magazine, September 2023

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

IMAGO/Kyodo News
IMAGO / Kyodo News

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

IMAGO / ZUMA Wire / Ximena Borrazas

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

IMAGO / camera4+

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.

See the best photo collections of September 2023 in collections, selected by IMAGO photo editors:

Entertainment: Pictures of the Year 2023, September.
News: Pictures of the Year 2023, September.
Sports: Pictures of the Year 2023, September.