The Year in Pictures 2022 – The New York Times

The Year in Pictures 2022

Photographers captured historic moments of war, grief and wonder that defined the year.


Every year, starting in early fall, photo editors at The New York Times begin sifting through the year’s work in an effort to pick out the most startling, most moving, most memorable pictures. Recently, every year seems like a history-making year: a pandemic that killed millions; an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol; and, in 2022, a war with frightening echoes of the 20th century’s devastating world wars.