2016 ― the year everyone loves to hate.
It had its fair share of crazy, unbelievable and tragic moments. During the year’s events, photographers around the world captured amazing images of the good and the bad.
From an unprecedented humanitarian crisis in Syria to the beautiful northern lights over Russia, we combed through Reuters and Getty Images to find some of the most beautiful ― and sometimes overlooked ― photos.
Check out the 52 images below, and here’s to even better photos in 2017: