Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Lists of Lists: The 2018 "Best" Photograph Lists


Right or wrong, love them or loathe them, the end of the year brings everyone's photography "Best of" lists. As 2018 comes to a close, below is what has become an annual tradition: our compilation of what the web selected as the "best" of all things photography 2018; photobooks at bottom of list.

Opinion/The Washington Post: What the year in pictures really showed us


BBC: 2018 in pictures: Striking photojournalism from around the world

BBC: Ten Powerful pictures from 2018, Ken Mainardis of Getty Images picks his favourite images of 2018

Reuters: Pictures of the year: Oddly

Telegraph: 2018 Pictures of the Year

The Guardian: The best photographs of 2018 – and the stories behind them

Global News Canada: Best photos of 2018

BBC: Striking photojournalism from around the UK

BBC: Readers' pictures of the year 2018

New York Times Lens: 13 Stories That Captured Photography in 2018

The Guardian: Wildfires, border chaos, protests: the photos that captured America in 2018

British Journal of Photography: Selected Best of 2018

The Verge: 2018: A year in photographs

Sputnik News: Sputnik's Best Photos of 2018 (Part 1)
                                                                          (Part 2)

Surfer Magazine: The Best Surf Photos of 2018

Navy Times: Best Pics of 2018

Town and Country: The 52 Most Remarkable Photographs of 2018

The week UK: The best photos of 2018

Magnum’s 2018 Pictures of the Year

Farmers Weekly: 2018: The farming year in pictures, part one
                                                                                      part two 
                                                                    Part II

Metro USA Year in review: The Best photos of 2018

British Journal of Photography: Best of 2018: Sean O’Hagan, The Guardian

VOX: 2018, explained in pictures by women and nonbinary photographers

The New York Times: The Year in Pictures 2018

The Independent: 2018 in pictures

NBC News: The Year in Pictures

Bloomberg: Year in Pictures 2018

2018: A year in photographs on The Verge
The Atlantic: The Most 2018 Photos Ever

Sports Illustrated's Best Photos of 2018

Business Insider: some of the most stunning science and nature photography of 2018

AP: The Year in Photos: Middle East

The Best New Yorker Photography of 2018

The Wall Street Journal: The Year in Photos 2018

Business Insider: Here are some of the best photos capturing the people and events of 2018's year in politics

Nature: The best science images of the year: 2018 in pictures

Vogue: The Best Street Style Photos of 2018

Best of 2018: Paper Journal

Women Photograph: 2018 Year in Pictures

W: 2018 in One Photo: 17 Photographers Capture the Year in a Single Picture

The Guardian: Agency photographer of the year – 2018 shortlist 

The Guardian: Top 10 photography shows of 2018

New York Times: Our Best Fashion Pictures From 2018

The Sun: 2018’s best wedding photos

Forbes: Travel Photographer Of The Year


TIME: The Top 100 Photos of 2018

Washington Post: What the Year's Best Photos Tell Us About 2018

The Atlantic: 2018: The Year in Photos, Part 1
                                                                  Part 2
                                                                  
The Atlantic: Top 25 News Photos of 2018

AP: The Year in Photos: Sports

USA Today: Best sports photos of 2018

USA Today: Best celebrity photos of 2018: A royal wedding, powerful performances and award show fun

Washington City Paper: The Best Photo Exhibits of 2018

GEEK: Year in Photos: Best News, Science, and Tech Images of 2018

Reuters: Pictures of the year 2018

Reuters: Pictures of the year: Fashion

Reuters: Pictures of the year: Sports

Outside: The Best Outdoor Photography of 2018

Reuters: Pictures of the year: Natural disasters


The Guardian: Historic Photographer of the Year awards – in pictures






Photography Books

1000 Words: Top 10 Photo books of 2018

TIME's 25 Best Photobooks of 2018

The Eye of Photography: Best Of 2018 – An Autobiography of Miss Wish by Nina Berman

Elizabeth Avedon: BEST PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKS OF 2018 : ROUND-UP PART I
                                                                                                         Part II

Photo-Eye: 2018 Favorite Photo Books

PDN: Notable Photo Books of 2018

NY Times: Luc Sante on the Year’s Best Photography Books