Time to take a look back at some of the most memorable events and images of 2017. Among the events covered in this essay, part 3 of 3: California wildfires, Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico, a farewell to the Cassini spacecraft, and much more.
As the year comes to a close, it's time to take a look back at some of the most memorable events and images of 2017. Among the events covered in this essay (the last of a three-part photo summary of the year): California wildfires, the resignation of Robert Mugabe, the funeral of a Thai king, Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico, we bid farewell to the Cassini spacecraft, and much more. See also: the Top 25 News Photos of 2017 and the Year in Photos Part 1 and Part 2. The series comprises 120 images in all. Warning: Some of the photos may contain graphic or objectionable content.
Exhibited at the Mind’s Eye gallery in Paris, Masaki Yamamoto’s family photographs strike one by their candor. His family’s life is presented to us in all its spontaneity. No embarrassment, and at the same time not a trace of exhibitionism or indulgence. These shots have the force of veracity. Beautiful, bold, surprising images which remain engraved in the memory.