TIME Magazine’s Top 10 Photos of 2012

Time Magazine releases the top 10 photos of 2012 chronically the historic political, social, and environment events of the past year.

Ten percent of all of the photographs made in the entire history of photography were made last year — an astounding figure. More than ever before, thanks in part to cell phone technology, the world is engaged with photography and communicating through pictures.
Bernat Armangue. Gaza City. Nov. 18, 2012. 

Stephen Wilkes. Seaside Heights, N.J., November 2012. 

Rodrigo Abd. Idlib, Syria. March 8, 2012. 

Goran Tomasevic. Azaz, Syria. Aug. 15, 2012. 

Martin Schoeller. Des Moines, Iowa. Spring 2012. 

Parrish Ruiz de Velasco. Lancaster, Texas. April 3, 2012. 

Dominic Nahr. Heglig, Sudan. April 17, 2012. 

RJ Sangosti. Denver, Colo. July 27, 2012. 

Callie Shell. Windham, N.H. Aug. 18, 2012. 

Francois Mori. Paris, France. March 20, 2012.