Smithsonian Magazine just announced the fifty finalists in their annual photo competition. You can see the finalists, and the winners from their previous nine years, here. You can also see a related photo gallery created by the Boston Globe’s Big Picture.
That got me thinking that it might be useful for me to compile a list of “The Best…” lists related to photo award winners. Here they are:
The Best Year-End Collections Of Images — 2011 also has links to similar lists from previous years.
These lists might help you with your own photography:
And here are ideas on how to use these photos in class:
Also, you might want to check out The Best Displays Of Just-Released New York City Historical Photos.