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Best of 2012

Newspaper photographers shoot hundreds of photos a year. This holiday season Gazette staffers have selected their favourites from 2012. Here are the best of the best by Chris Colbourne.

  • An American coot takes off from Big Lake.
    An American coot takes off from Big Lake.
    CHRIS COLBOURNE/St. Albert Gazette
  • A hang glider flies above Seven Hills.
    A hang glider flies above Seven Hills.
    CHRIS COLBOURNE/St. Albert Gazette
  • Three teens enjoy a paddle on the Sturgeon River.
    Three teens enjoy a paddle on the Sturgeon River.
    CHRIS COLBOURNE/St. Albert Gazette
  • A pedestrian takes the overpass during an April blast of winter.
    A pedestrian takes the overpass during an April blast of winter.
    CHRIS COLBOURNE/St. Albert Gazette
  • Wrestlers grapple during a jiu-jitsu tournament.
    Wrestlers grapple during a jiu-jitsu tournament.
    CHRIS COLBOURNE/St. Albert Gazette
  • Coun. Cathy Heron cuts the ceremonial ribbon as city firefighters prepare to camp on the roof of Fire Hall No. 2.
    Coun. Cathy Heron cuts the ceremonial ribbon as city firefighters prepare to camp on the roof of Fire Hall No. 2.