Most of us love the Best of The Year articles and segments on television that recap the applicable topics of interest given within a specific genre. Photography has a very large audience due to it's visual nature. In this article you will find a comprehensive list of links that showcase a lot of the Best Of 2012 offerings from a few sites with a reputation for posting incredible photographs.
If you're a budding or seasoned photographer, you should definitely be aware of the website 500px.com. Below is a small collection of links to their Blog posts. There are some very impressive photographs to be found here.
500px Best of 2012 Travel Photography
500px Best of 2012 City & Architecture
500px Best of 2012 Film
500px Best of 2012 Concerts
500px Best of 2012 Commercial
500px Best of 2012 Black & White
500px Best of 2012 Celebrities
500px Best of 2012 Abstract
500px Best of 2012 Apocalypse
Flickr has a group that will let you contribute your best shot of the year. The deadline to post your image is on Midnight (PST) January 14, 2013. If you browse through the discussion in that group, you will find that you can submit your best images for specific topics (sunset, tree, portrait, etc.). It's worth a look.
Your Best Shot 2012
The Huffington Post published an article in July with amazing photos of 2012 up to that point.
Amazing Photos 2012: The best pictures of the year, so far
And then concluded in early December.
Best Photos 2012: Amazing photos from around the world
The New York Times has an absolutely beautiful photography Blog online:
2012: The Year in Pictures
If you know of any great Best of 2012 Photography links, I encourage you to post them in the comments below. Let's get started for the best of 2013!