Wednesday, December 31, 2014

IT BEGINS: THE "BEST OF" PHOTOGRAPHY LISTS FOR 2014


 The lists began almost a month before the end of the year: everyone's photography "Best of" lists for 2014. As 2014 comes to a close, below is our compilation of what the web selected as the "best" of 2014.


Slate: 2014 Photos of the Year

This week: The year's best photojournalism

Albuquerque Journal: Photos of the Year 2014: New Mexico's Year in Pictures

Slideshow: Roll Call’s 2014 Feature Photos of the Year

VII: Year in Review

AP: Best US News Photos of 2014

The Guardian: Best photographs of 2014 – in pictures

WhiteHouse.gov: 2014: A Year in Pictures

The Best of LensCulture in 2014

The Huffington Post: The 52 Best Photographs From Around The World In 2014

WIRED’s Best Photo Stories of the Year​

The Boston Globe Big Picture: Best of 2014

TIME: The Most Uplifting Photos of 2014

TIME: In Memoriam: Remembering the Photographers We Lost in 2014

Chicago Tribune's 2014 Photos of the Year

Chicago Sun Times 2014: International Year in Photos

TIME: As 2014 draws to a close, we take a look back at the photographic trends that defined 2014

BBC: Pictures of the Year

The Guardian:  Mike Bowers' best photographs of 2014 – in pictures

The Guardian: Photographer of the year 2014: Bulent Kilic – in pictures

The Guardian: The 20 photographs of the year

NY Times Lens: Choosing the 2014 Pictures of the Year

London Evening Standard: Pictures of the Year 2014

Best of 2014: A look back at the top New York Daily News Photos of the Year

BBC: Ten photos capture the UK in 2014

LA Times: A Year in Focus: 2014

American Photo: Photojournalism of the Year: 2014

VICE: Our Favorite Photos of 2014

POLITICO photos of the year

POLITICO: The 10 Best Washington Photos of 2014

AOL: 2014: The Year in Photos

US News and World Report: 2014 Photos of the Year: Part 1
                                               2014 Photos of the Year: Part 2

BagNews: Looking Back on ‘14 With Compassion and Depth

Internazionale: Le foto dell’anno

Stella Kramer: The Best of 2014

Slate: Our Seven Favorite Photography Shows From 2014

Slate: The Five Best Photo Series You Might Have Missed This Year

The Guardian: Best portraits of 2014 – in pictures

The New York Times: The Year in Pictures, 2014

The Telegraph: Pictures of the year 2014: World news- part 1
                                                             World news- part 2
                                                             World news - Part 3
                                                             World news - part 4

TIME Picks the Best Wire Photographer of 2014

ABC News: The Year in Pictures

Doctors Without Borders: The Year in Pictures 2014

Business Insider Australia: The 50 Most Unforgettable Photos Of 2014

Bag News Notes: Furry Friends Meet Cheap Clicks. (Or, the Rabid Proliferation of Year End Photo Lists.)

The Guardian: Animals photographs of the year 2014

Best of The Washington Post photography 2014

The Guardian: 2014 Wildlife photography awards round-up – in pictures

TIME Picks the Top 100 Photos of 2014

Photo District News: The Best of 2014: PDN Photo of the Day

Mashable: The best photos of 2014

 The New Yorker: Favorite Portraits of 2014

Chicago Tribune: 2014: The year in A&E photography

NBC News: The Year in Pictures 2014

The Independent: Pictures of the year: World News 2014

The Boston Globe: The best photos of 2014, Part 1 - The Big Picture
                                Part II

Baltimore Sun: 2014: The year in pictures

Baltimore Sun: The world's strangest pictures of the year

The Guardian: Sean O’Hagan’s top 10 photography exhibitions of 2014

NY Magazine: The Cut’s Wildest, Most Vibrant Photographs of the Year

TIME: The Most Powerful Protest Photos of 2014

TIME: The Most Surprising Photos of 2014

TIME's Best Portraits of 2014

Wall Street Journal: Photos of the Year 2014

Weather.com's Top 100 Photos of 2014

WNYC: Protest Photos Are the Best Art of 2014

Getty:  Year in Focus | Reportage highlights from 2014

Getty:  A selection of our Reportage photographers’ key work either shot or first released in 2014

European PressPhoto Agency: Best photos of 2014

CNN 2014: The Year in Pictures

TIME’s Best Photojournalism of 2014

TIME Picks the Top 10 Photos of 2014

Daily Mail: some of the most amazing photographs of 2014 from around the world

The Atlantic: 2014: The Year in Photos, January - April
                                The Year in Photos, May-August
                                The Year in Photos September - December

Associated Press: AP Photos of the year

San Francisco Business Times best photos 2014

IBn: Pictures of the year 2014: The Best Photos from around the world

Francetv.info: Les conflits de l’annĂ©e 2014 vus par les photographes de l’AFP

The Province: A roundup of some of the top shots by Canadian Press photographers based in B.C. this year

Outside Magazine: The Best Adventure Photography: Exposure 2014

Outside Magazine: Best National Park Photos

The Guardian: Travel photographer of the year 2014 winners – in pictures

Toronto Sun: Reuters shows off their best animal pictures of 2014

Vogue.com’s Best Wedding Photos from 2014

Gizmodo: The Alien and Eerie Beauty of the Year's Best Microscopic Photos

The Guardian: Travel photographer of the year 2014 winners – in pictures

Booooooom: A Selection Of My Favourite Images Found In 2014: 75 Photos By 75 Photographers

New.com.au: The most incredible satellite images of 2014

National Geographic: Best Space Pictures of 2014

BBC News: The most stunning drone pictures of 2014

The Guardian: Photographer of the year – 2014 shortlist: child wrestlers, uprisings and performing poodles

Metro: Pictures: The Art of Building 2014 photographer of the year finalists

Reuters: Best photos of the year 2014

The Indian Express: Best photographs from around the world of 2014

The Guardian: The Royal Horticultural Society’s Photographer of the Year competition winner and runners up

TIME: 50 Astonishing Animal Photographs of 2014

Tucson.com: Photos: Associated Press best photos of 2014

British Journalism Awards: Photojournalist of the Year

International Business Times: Rueters Photographers Discuss the Best News Photos of 2014

Agence France Presse releases best pictures of 2014

Colin Pantall's Blog: Best Photo Books, Blogs and Hats of 2014

Mashable: The Best drone pictures of 2014

World Press Photo: View the entire collection of winning images from the 57th World Press Photo Contest

Conscientious Portfolio Competition 2014: The Winners

POP Photographer: Your Best Shot Finalists: November 2014


National Geographic: Stunning Pictures: The Year's Best Wildlife Photographs

i09: Nature's Candids: The Best Wildlife Camera-Trap Photography Of 2014

TIME: Matt Black Is TIME’s Pick for Instagram Photographer of the Year 2014

2014 Winners - iPhone Photography Awards

Radio.com:  14 Best Instagram Photos Of 2014

POP Photo: See the Most Instagrammed Places of 2014

PerezHilton.com: The Numbers Are In — The Top 3 Most Liked Photos On Instagram Of 2014 Are…

Daily Mail: Most popular Instagram image in 2014 was Kim Kardashian’s wedding

Wall Street Journal: The 5 Biggest Social Media Movements of 2014

NJ.com: Best N.J. prom photos of 2014

British Journal of Photography:  The Cool and Noteworthy issue: showcase of the people and projects that caught our attention this year

Photography Books

FlakPhoto Books of the Year 2014

Mother Jones: The 19 Best Photobooks of 2014

The Telegraph: Cheryl Newman on the photography books that caught her eye

Conscientious: My favourite photobooks in 2014

Elizabeth Avedon: BEST PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKS of 2014....and Some Honorable Mentions

The Independent: Books of the year 2014: The best photography books

FlakPhoto Books of the Year 2014

Blake Andrews: The Year in Photo Books

EMAHO Picks The Most Interesting Photobooks of 2014

Mother Nature Network: Best books of 2014 in conservation photography

L'Oeil de la Photographie: Special Books

PhotoEye: The Best Books of 2014

American Photo: Best Photobooks of the Year 2014

pdn: Notable Photo Books of 2014: Part I

The Guardian: The best photography books of 2014

a-n: Top ten: the best photo books of 2014

jmcolberg on Ello: Listmas: those final four to six weeks of the year, where it's all about being bombarded with "best of" lists

TIME selects the best photobooks of 2014

 Wall Street Journal: The Six Best Photography Books

The Telegraph: Christmas Books 2014: best photography and art books to read

Huffington Post: 15 Great Photography Books For Under $15

Cameras, etc

Google: Year in Search

USA Today: The Best Photo Apps of 2014

The Phoblographer's Best Useful Photography Tips for 2014

American Photo: Editors' Choice: Gear of the Year 2014

POP Photo: Camera of the Year: Nikon D750

Imaging Resource: The best camera under 1,000 dollars: Best compact camera

C-Net: Best digital cameras of 2014

The Phoblographer’s Editor’s Choice Awards list for 2014. Here you’ll find the best cameras, the best lenses, the best lights, the best camera bags and a whole lot more

PDN's 30 2014 : New and Emerging Photographers to Watch


And a truly tragic list:

Committee To Protect Journalists: Slideshow: Journalists killed in 2014



Remember when? Recap:  2013 Year in Pictures and the..."Best of " Everything Photographic 2013