Photos of the Year 2012 – Part 1
Many of the major news websites have been publishing collections of the best images of 2012 over the past few weeks. As usual they show a mixture of tragedy, suffering, joy, humour, and endeavour. Some focus on major national and international events that impact on us all. Others are personal.
The following are a few of my favourites. A list of sources is at the bottom of part 2 (to follow)