That Time of Year …

Everyone is posting their best photos of 2011 packages. National Geographic their gallery of the best news photos of 2011 online now.

But wait, you say, your Facebook stream just Lit Up with links to the 45 Most Powerful Images of 2011, why am I not highlighting that? Because I have concerns. It is not clear that the hosting site has copyright clearance for all of those images. They may, but … I am skeptical.