See National Geographic's best photos of 2016
As we prepare to bid 2016 farewell, National Geographic reveals its pick of the year's most incredible photographs. As with every year, the magazine provides a platform for amateur and professional photographers to get their work selected and exposed, bringing us a slew of impactful and moving images from all around the world that tell a story.
Out of a whopping 2,290,225 photographs, National Geographic has whittled down the selection to just 52 images. From the stunning beauty of nature and everyday life to the atrocities of war, here are some of the best images of 2016:
See the full list of photos here.