Javier Manzano's portrait of rebel snipers guarding their nest during the siege of Aleppo in 2012 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photograhy—the first time in 17 years a freelance photographer has received the award.
© Javier Manzano/AFP
At the end of each year we like to take some time to look back and pinpoint what we feel were its' strongest moments in photojournalism. This year's collection of photographs is nothing short of amazing. With images coming from the Associated Press, Reuters and a variety of independent sources, and from nearly every continent on the globe, here is your chance to relive the year, through the eye's of some of its strongest image makers.