Year in Pictures 2016


Year in Pictures: The best sports shots of 2016

The thrill of victory. The agony of defeat. Either way, it’s all captured in the great, dramatic photos in our 2016 round-up

The best Canadian photography of the year

From the Tragically Hip to the Fort McMurray fire, Canadian photographers were ready to capture the scene

Year in Pictures: Nature’s course

From forest fires to explosive volcanoes, the natural world gave us plenty of fireworks in 2016

Year in Pictures: Political incorrectness

Politicians focus so much on their public image—so when they slip up, let loose, or are caught in an awkward moment, it’s all the more remarkable

Year in Pictures: Animal instincts

Don’t be chicken. Check out 2016’s best photos of animals, both cute and deadly

Year in Pictures: Conflict and war

Another year of life also means another year of strife—captured, unblinkingly, by photographers around the world in 2016
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Maclean’s picks the top photos of 2016

A curated selection of the best images of 2016, as chosen by the Maclean’s photo department