As we look forward to 2013, we're taking one last chance to reflect on the 12 months that were 2012! We look at hundreds of images every day on the site, but some stayed with us throughout the year. A few images are just iconic, whether it's a rare PDA moment between the most-watched royals in the world, a crowning moment on the Oscars red carpet, the debut of a celebrity baby, or the reelection of the most powerful man in the world.
Here, our editors round up the pictures that meant the most to them over the last year. Click through to see what made the list.