2012 was an amazing year that had its fair share of triumphs and hardships. At the forefront of many of the most memorable moments, both in the victorious and devastating sense, there have been photojournalists capturing images that would travel all around the world.
Their dedication to their craft has produced some remarkable images over the year, many of which are included in global press agency agence france presse's 2012 best of the world in photos list. A short beautifully composed selection is also available here. And don't forget - there's always a story behind a photo!