Le mois de décembre à peine entamé, voilà que débutent les premiers classements. Et quand on porte un nom aussi prestigieux que le Time et que sa base de données photo est l’une des plus riches du monde, forcément, les classements sont attendus. Voilà les dix clichés qui ont marqués l’année, avec légendes en VO. En espérant qu’aucun drame vienne rendre ce Top 10 caduc avant la fin de l’année.
BOSTON – APRIL 15: Police officers with their guns drawn hear the second explosion down the street. The first explosion knocked down a runner at the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon. (Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Garment Workers in Deathtrap_ Taslima Akhter_ Nobody knows who are they, what is the relation between them but the crude reality make them closer and may be they are trying to save each other and the last moment of their life from the death trap of Savar Rana Plaza_. Embrace in Death. Near about 438 workers died as building Collapse at Savar Rana Plaza. Most of them are women. Savar Dhaka, Bangladesh, 24th April 2013
In this Jan. 4, 2013, photo provided by the Holmes family, Tammy Holmes, second from left, and her grandchildren, two-year-old Charlotte Walker, left, four-year-old Esther Walker, third from left, nine-year-old Liam Walker, eleven-year-old Matilda, second from right, and six-year-old Caleb Walker, right, take refuge under a jetty as a wildfire rages near-by in the Tasmanian town of Dunalley, east of the state capital of Hobart, Australia. The family credits God with their survival from the fire that destroyed around 90 homes in Dunalley. Record temperatures across southern Australia cooled Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, reducing the danger from scores of raging wildfires but likely bringing only a brief reprieve from the summer’s extreme heat and fire risk. (AP Photo/Holmes Family, Tim Holmes) EDITORIAL USE ONLY AUSTRALIA OUT
A demonstrator reacts to teargas fired by Turkish police during a protest in the neighborhood Besiktas in Istanbul, Turkey, June 1, 2013. Tens of thousands of people gathered to protest against the destruction of Gezi Park in central Istanbul and to voice general discontent with the government’s policies. The park is virtually the only remaining green space in the city’s center and it is planned to give way for the construction of a mall.
PIC BY DAVID JENKINS / CATERS NEWS – (PICTURED A seal narrowly evades being crushed by the jaws of a great white shark) This is the jaw-some moment one lucky seal manages to overturn the odds and escape from a Great White – after balancing on its nose. Photographer, David Baz Jenkins, 41, spotted the near-death battle while on board a Great White shark tour boat off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa. As these amazing photographs show one seal escaped the jaws of death after balancing on the massive sharks nose just inches from rows and rows of razor sharp teeth. David, 41, from Dublin, Ireland, said The seals were making their way back to Seal Island after feeding out at sea and the sharks travel below them.
A woman and children hide inside Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Sept. 21, 2013. A group of armed men attacked the upscale shopping mall in Nairobi on Saturday, killing at least 59 people and wounding at least 175. On Sunday, extremists holding an unknown number of hostages continued a siege after Kenyan security forces surrounded the facility. (Tyler Hicks/The New York Times)
2013. Humble, TX. USA. Bobby swims at a Motel 6 after visiting the father of Rodney McCandless. Rodney was killed in the IED explosion that injured Bobby. For years McCandless’s family didn’t know that anyone had survived the attack until Bobby was able to reach them by Facebook. It was their first meeting and Bobby wanted to pay his respects. Bobby Henline, 41, veteran of four tours to Iraq and sole survivor of an IED blast that killed the other four soldiers in his humvee in Iraq in 2007. He is now a standup comedian launching a new career with a routine built around his injuries. He received burns over 38% of his body in the blast.
Mosa’ab Elshamy. Cairo, Egypt. July 27, 2013.
Survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan march during a religious procession in Tolosa on the eastern Philippine island of Leyte on November 18, 2013 over one week after Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated the area. The United Nations estimates that 13 million people were affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan with around 1.9 million losing their homes. AFP PHOTO / Philippe LopezPHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images
Emin Özmen. Keferghan, Syria. Aug. 31, 2013.