How do you whittle down thousands of photos taken across the course of 12 months into one selection?
Well, you try but you prepare to upset someone/everyone.
This is by no means a comprehensive collection of the photos taken across the Australian Community Media network this year.
Hit Princess Leia to check out all the photos
It’s not the best, not the worst – just some of the photos we’ve published across 100+ mastheads this year.
There are the tragic ones, the eye-catchingly wonderful moments gone in a split second and, of course, the heartbreakers and head-shakers.
How did we magically arrive at 53? Scientifically?
Well, no – of course not. We just don’t want to overwhelm you all at once.
here are probably another 53 waiting in the wings to be published. When we’ve heard from the photographers who missed out!