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Man on the Wire

Rainbows in the Frame: Emblems of Hope in a Dark Year

As we envision what the coming year might bring, Lightbox pauses to celebrate sightings of rainbows — those fleeting emblems of hope — photographed over the past year in unexpected, incongruous places.

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Man on the Wire

2012: The Year in Silhouettes

From iconic portraits of President Obama to the distinguished profile of Queen Elizabeth II and bold outlines of armed Syrian rebels to flag waving protesters, LightBox presents the year in silhouettes — a photo per day in 2012.

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Ali Ali—EPA
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Pictures of the Week: November 30 – December 7

From violent protests in Egypt and smugglers tunnels in Gaza to The Duchess of Cambridge’s pregnancy and the “Black Marble,” — Earth photographed at night from space, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Bernat Armangue—AP
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Pictures of the Week: November 16 – 23

From a ceasefire in the bloody conflict between Israel and Hamas and President Obama’s historic visit to Myanmar to a rebel takeover of Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and a camel fair in India, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Image: Nov. 11, 2012. A murmuration of starlings put on an a display over the town of Gretna, Scotland.
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Pictures of the Week: November 9 – November 16

From escalating violence in the Gaza Strip and austerity riots in Europe to the flooding of Venice and murmurations of starlings in Scotland, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Image: Nov. 3, 2012. A rebel fighter takes cover as he looks up at a warplane attacking rebel positions during heavy clashes between rebel fighters and the Syrian army.
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Pictures of the Week: November 2 – November 9

From President Obama’s reelection and Superstorm Sandy’s aftermath to a deadly earthquake in Guatemala and a train cemetery in Bolivia, TIME presents the best photographs of the week.

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Image: Oct. 29, 2012. Female Giant Panda "Jia Jia," one of two Giant Pandas from China is seen in its enclosure in Singapore.
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Pictures of the Week: October 26 – November 2

From the devastation of Hurricane Sandy and Eid al-Adha celebrations around the world to the final week of campaigning for the 2012 U.S. presidential election and a suspected smuggler’s jeep perched atop the U.S.–Mexico border fence, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Muhammed Muheisen—AP
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Pictures of the Week: October 12 – 19

From Space Shuttle Endeavour’s Los Angeles street journey and the second presidential debate to the world’s highest freefall and a pair of painted camels in Pakistan, TIME presents the best photographs of the week.

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Peter van Agtmael—Magnum
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Peter van Agtmael Receives the 2012 W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography

Magnum photographer Peter van Agtmael has received the 2012 W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography. The annual grant aims to recognize a photographer who has “demonstrated an exemplary commitment to documenting the human condition in the spirit of Smith’s concerned photography and dedicated compassion.”

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Yannis Behrakis—Reuters
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Pictures of the Week: October 5 – 12

From the Taliban shooting of a 14-year-old activist in Pakistan to the vice-presidential debate in Kentucky to angry protests against the German Chancellor’s visit in Greece and a human tower in Spain, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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