How do you picture this year?

Economies teetered, icons fell and sporting glory lit up the world. To see the imagery that made it and those on our longlist, browse the categories below. Year in Focus 2013 is available worldwide for free in seven languages, exclusively on iBooks. Download now


London 2012, Fashion, Farewells & Awards

  • News

  • London 2012
  • Sport

  • Fashion

Defining imagery from 2012

Our award-winning photographers cover more than 16,000 news events, 28,000 sports events and 50,000 entertainment events annually. If something happens anywhere in the world, we’re there to bring you the images and video you need.

We gather the most memorable in our Year in Focus.

  • Entertainment

  • Farewell in 2012
  • Archive

  • Awards

Key world events captured exceptionally

We're sharing ours on Tumblr, one per day through to the end of the year.

Pick and share yours