2016 Seen Through the Lens of Damir Sagolj

Reuters photographer Damir Sagolj has had a busy year. Based in Beijing, China, his work took him across Asia, covering crime, sports, politics, protest, daily life, military events, and much more. By my count, the Reuters news agency distributed more than 4,250 photos taken by Sagolj in 2016. He covered events in China, North Korea, Mongolia, Brazil (for the 2016 Olympics), and more. To end the year, Sagolj spent much of October in the Philippines, covering the widespread campaign of violence tied to that government’s crackdown on drugs. Below, in roughly chronological order, is a look at some of the stories brought to us through Damir Sagolj’s lens in the last year.

Read more
Hints: View this page full screen. Skip to the next and previous photo by typing j/k or ←/→.

Most Recent

  • Robertus Pudyanto / Getty

    Photos of the Week: Frozen Shore, Wool Cat, Lenticular Clouds

    An upside-down house in Colombia, wintry weather in Greece, a Viking parade in Glasgow, a camel festival in Abu Dhabi, a cremation ceremony in Bali, and much more

  • Metin Aktas / Anadolu Agency / Getty

    Scenes From Midwinter

    A collection of recent images showing people and animals both surviving and enjoying frigid midwinter conditions.

  • Marcos Reategui / Getty

    Photos: An Oil Spill Causes an Environmental Emergency in Peru

    An oil tanker spilled thousands of barrels of oil into the ocean along the coastline of Peru.

  • Irene Stachon / Lehtikuva / Reuters

    Photos of the Week: Wolf Moon, Snow Maze, Burning Barrel

    A murmuration of starlings over Rome, cosplay in a California desert, basking capybaras in Venezuela, ice climbing in Turkey, a violent volcanic eruption in the Tongan archipelago, and much more