December 2, 2012 | Source: Monroe Gallery of Photography


The lists are in. Here is the final edit of everone's photography "Best of" lists for 2012. (Thanks to @Stellazine who made sure we didn't miss any!) Happy 2013 to all!

Photojournalismlinks: Top 10 Photos of 2012

NPPA: Top Five Photojournalism Stories of 2012

TIME: 366: The Year in Photographs 2012

The New York Times: 2012: The Year in Pictures

The New York Times: 2012: The Year in Culture

BBC: The year in pictures 2012

CNN: 2012: The year in pictures

The Washington Post: Best of The Post 2012

The Sacramento Bee: Moments Through Our Eyes, The Year In Pictures



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TIME: A Year of Photographers in the Picture

BBC: UK Year in Pictures 2012

Al Jazeera - In Pictures: The year in review

The Santa Fe New Mexican photographers look back at their favorite images of 2012

Ad Age's Magazine Covers of the Year

Documenting 2012 Through Instagram

Weather.com: Best Weather Photos of 2012

The Brian Leher Show: The Best of Your 2012 Cell Phone Pictures

Dallas Morning News: Our favorite photos from Getty Images in 2012
PDN's 12 Most Popular News Stories of 2012

Chicago Tribune: 2012 best news photos

2012 best Chicago iPhone photos

Guardian: The best photographs of 2012

TIME: In Memoriam: Photographers Who Died in 2012

NYT Lens: The Images of 2012: Sports

Guardian: Best portraits of 2012 – in pictures

A Photo Editor: The Best Photos I Saw This Year That I Haven’t Already Written About Yet

Spiegel: Photo Gallery: The Best News Photos of 2012




New York Times Lens: The Images of 2012 - New York

Telegraph: Pictures of the year 2012: UK news

American Photo: 2012's Best Photojournalism

Bloomberg: Bloomberg's Best Photos 2012: A Changing World

Vanity Fair: 2012 in Vanity Fair

Guardian: After 52 weeks of diligent smartphoning, we come to the end of a project to test the limits of iPhoneography and document the year in pictures

LA Times: The year in wire pictures | 2012

NBC News: The Year in Pictures 2012

Twelve from 2012: Portrait Photography in The New Yorker

BagNewsNotes: Best Photos of 2012, and Why: From Syria to the New York Harbor

Reportage by Getty Images: Looking Back at 2012

The Telegraph: 2012: The Year in Pictures

Poynter: Photojournalism in 2012: A year of excellence, ethical challenges and errors

As 2012 draws to a close, BBC invites five photographers to talk about the story behind one of their pictures taken this year:

1. Photographer Robin Hammond on story behind Nigeria picture

2. Associated Press photographer Bernat Armangue speaks about how he obtained this moving picture during the recent conflict between Israel and Hamas

3. Reuters photographer Beawiharta explains the story behind a picture of school children crossing a collapsed bridge in Indonesia

4. Owen Humphreys of the Press Association talks about his dramatic photograph of Mo Farah on his way to victory in the 10,000m at the London Olympics

5. Picture power: Living dead of the drug war

Boston.com The Big  Picture: 2012 Year in Pictures: Part I

                                                 Part 2

                                                Part 3

Boston.com: Best nature pictures of 2012

Associated Press: Top 10 Photos of 2012

Guardian: The best photography of 2012: Sean O'Hagan's choice

From Facebook IPO to Tsunami, Bloomberg Best Photos 2012

TIME Picks 2012′s Best Photographer on the Wires

TIME Picks the Top 10 Photos of 2012

TIME’s Best Photojournalism of 2012

TIME’s Best Portraits of 2012

TIME Picks the Top Photographic Magazine Covers of 2012

TIME Picks the Most Surprising Photos of 2012

TIME: 2012: A Year of Deja Vu

TIME: 2012: The Year in Silhouettes

TIME:  2012: A Year of Strange Landscapes

BagNewsNotes: Best Photos of 2012, And Why — #1: In Sandy’s Tracks

                          Best Photos of 2012 and Why: From Holmes to Newtown

Media Ethics: Top 10 Photo Fails: 2012's Fake & Wrong Photos

Adelaide Now: The most striking photos of 2012

The Phoenix Business Journal's best photos of 2012

Mercy Corps is training women to mediate land conflict in Guatemala: Ten best photos 2012

Windsor Star: Photos: More best images of 2012

Stuff: Best world photos 2012

Business Insider: The Best Photos Of Barack Obama in 2012

The New Yorker: The View from Space: 20 Stellar Photos of Earth in 2012

USA Today: Best News photos 2012

Photos: 2012 Photos of the Year by the Associated Press

BagNewsNotes:  Obama, the GOP and a Bookend Pair of “Pics of the Year'

Star-Ledger:  2012: Best N.J. feature photos of the year
                      2012: Best N.J. news photos of the year
                      2012: Best weather photos of the year

TotallyCoolPix: Top Pictures Of 2012 Part 1
                           Part 2

Guardian: Travel Photographer of the Year 2012 – the best pictures

Guardian: A Northern Eye - Chris Thomond's look back on 2012 starts today

Wired’s Favorite Viral Photo Projects of 2012

Sports Illustrated: Pictures of the Year

2012’s Best Entertainment Photography

Vancouver Sun:  Top photos from the year shot by Getty Images photographers
around the world

Global News: Best photos from 2012

Business Insider: 42 Unforgettable Photos From The Past Year

Wall Street Journal: Year in Photos 2012

WSJ’s Photos of the Year: Behind the Images

CNN  2012:The Year in Pictures

The Atlantic: In Focus  2012: The Year in Photos, Part 1 of 3           
                                                                                 Part 2 of 3
                                                                                 Part 3 of 3

Huffington Post: 40 Most Powerful Photos Of 2012

HuffPost photo editors curated a slideshow of serious eye candy from Getty Images and the Associated Press

The Best Photography Blog Posts of 2012

BuzzFeed: The 45 Most Powerful Images Of  2012

Reuters: Best photos of the year 2012

The Most Popular Cameras and Settings for Reuters’ 2012 Photos of the Year

Best Pictures of the Year from Agence France Presse

VII photographers present their best images, shot or released in 2012

UK Telegraph: The 50 best images of the London 2012 Olympic Games

UK: Landscape Photographer of the Year 2012

British photographer wins Travel Photographer of the Year 2012 title

Best of 2012 - National Geographic Magazine Photos of the Year

National Geographic:  Best Space Pictures of 2012: Editor's Picks

National Geographic: Best Camera-Trap Pictures of 2012

Top 10 Kisses of 2012 [PICS]

fotostrada: Collection of the BEST images of 2012 by the 'fotostrada' collective .


Conscientious: My favourite photobooks in 2012
TIME’s Best of 2012: The Photobooks We Loved

Blake Andrews: Under The Radar: Best Photo Books 2012

Guardian: The best photography books of 2012: an alternative selection

Photobookstore UK My Best Books of 2012

Elizabeth Avedon: 2012 HOLIDAY BOOKS: A Few New Favorites

American Photo: Books of the Year: John MacLean's New Colour Guide

Photo District News:  Indie Photo Books of the Year:



                                    Part 2


                                    Notable Photo Books of 2012: Part 1

Feature Shoot:  Top 15 Photo Books of 2012

The Photo Book Club  B*@t of 2012

The Daily Beast: Best Coffee Table Books of 2012

phot(0)lia: Photobooks 2012

Shane Lavalette:   Ten (Or Twenty) of The Best Photobooks of 2012

John Edwin Mason: Photo Book of the Year, 2013: Gordon Parks' Collected Works

Announcing photo-eye's Best Books 2012

UK Guardian: The Best Photobooks of 2012

Top 10+ photobooks of 2012 by Alec Soth

Mrs. Deane’s years in books: a Listmas tale

Marc Urust: One more list of 2012 books


Bag News Notes: Best Bag Posts of the Year: Oversight in the Media-Military Marriage

A Curator: 2012: Some of the best from this year's features

Stellazine: The Favorite Photo Shows of 2012

British Journal of Photography: The 50 best photography products of 2012

Carole Evans Photography: Highlights of 2012

Photoshelter: 57 Reasons to Love Photography in 2012

The Future Of Photography: 7 Images From 2012 That Should Make You Excited For 2013 And Beyond

2012  Year on Twitter

Poynter: The best (and worst) media errors and corrections of 2012

Best art exhibitions of 2012, No 5 – Documenta 13 in Kassel, Germany

Best art exhibitions of 2012, No 9 – SFMoMA presents Cindy Sherman

Best art shows of 2012, No 7 – Everything Was Moving at the Barbican

Bloomberg: Hot Art: Top 10 Auctions of 2012

2012 list of 19 things they didn't want you to know about photography but are actually true


The most unforgettable images of the year / Best photographs of 2011

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