It's said a picture is worth a thousand words, and in the case of news photos, we'd say sometimes even more.
Looking back on 2012 in Hillsborough, we found a number of poignant, insightful and sometimes beautiful photos that captured not only the top news stories of the year but sometimes also a moment in time.
We've narrowed our favorites down to 10 photos, some we took, some readers provided, some uploaded to our Pics and Clips Gallery by readers.
What were your favorite photos for 2012? Tell us if we missed your favorites in the comments box below.