Some of the most compelling and beautiful photography and photo editing is on CNN Photos. “In a world saturated by photography, our job is to wade through it all, make sense of it, and showcase the important work,” said Simon Barnett, director of photography for CNN Digital.
CLICK HERE to see the photo editors’ top 10 picks from the past year plus links to some of their other great galleries.

Marc Asnin • Angelo Merendino • Alena Zhandarova • Ilaria Di Biagio • Chris Buck