The Best Photographs Of 2017 – By The People Who Shot Them

A seahorse grabs on to rubbish in Indonesia

Justin Hofman

From Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, to the disaster at Grenfell Tower and a seahorse clinging to a cotton bud: photographers describe how they took some of the defining images of 2017. Selection by Sarah Gilbert of The Guardian.

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Southern California wildfires

Mario Tama/Getty Images

Notting Hill carnival

Matt Stuart/Magnum Photos

Maasai Cricket Warriors

Francois Nel/Getty Images

Refugees from a capsized boat off Lampedusa, Italy

Chris McGrath/Getty Images

A man drives into anti-far-right protesters

Ryan M Kelly/AP

A tornado blows in Alberta, Canada

Cecilia Wessels

Denver Broncos team take a knee

John Leyba/Denver Post/Getty Images

Riot police clash with protesters in Nairobi, Kenya

Ben Curtis/AP

Donald Trump waits to step out for his inauguration

Patrick Semansky/AP

Kandy Freeman at a Black Lives Matter protest

Stephanie Keith/Reuters

A blaze engulfs Grenfell Tower in Notting Hill

Jeremy Selwyn/Evening Standard/eyevine

Rohingya refugees flee to Bangladesh

Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

White supremacists’ torch march in Charlottesville

Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Protesters face off with police in North Dakota

Ryan Vizzions

Swimmer at the Munsu water park in Pyongyang

Ed Jones/AFP

Five orphan rhinos that have been dehorned

Natalie Rogers

Fire brigade recruits at a training exercise

Rosa Furneaux

A homemade octopus lure is lowered to the seabed

Tommy Trenchard/Panos Pictures

Women’s March on Washington

Mario Tama/Getty Images

Fulani youths take part in a male beauty contest

Sven Torfinn/Panos Pictures

Anti-government protesters in Caracas, Venezuela

Ariana Cubillos/AP

Guadalupe Plaza, Houston, US

Alex Webb/Magnum Photos

A Ukrainian serviceman exercises with weights made from mortars

Sergey Vaganov/EPA

Beyoncé

Awol Erizku/The Carters/Instagram

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