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2012: Baltimore Sun’s Year in Pictures

2012: Baltimore Sun’s Year in Pictures

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Wilson Hicks, former Executive Editor for Life Magazine, once wrote, “The most graphic reporting is eyewitness reporting. ‘I was there, I saw it happen, it was like this.’ In journalistic print, the firsthand account which comes closest to reproducing the actuality of an event is the picture…”

Baltimore Sun photographers were on hand to witness and photograph the highs and lows of 2012, from the resurgent Orioles making the playoffs for the first time in 15 years to the devastation of Superstorm Sandy.

The images in this gallery are a sampling of these pictures as selected by Sun Director of Photography Robert Hamilton. Some of these photographs are from significant events that shaped the lives of people; others are small moments of universal truths.

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Tips for taking spectacular sports pictures

Tips for taking spectacular sports pictures

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Patuxent Homestead photographers cover scores of high school sporting events during the school year. They capture hundreds of goals and runs, victories and losses, tears of joy and sadness. Photographers Jen Rynda and Brian Krista each picked six of their favorites from baseball, softball, lacrosse and track, and shared a couple of tips for taking great sports shots. (Below)

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40-year-old CCBC-Catonsville freshman dominates lacrosse league

40-year-old CCBC-Catonsville freshman dominates lacrosse league

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Mike Brunner is a 40-year-old business owner, real estate agent and a freshman at CCBC-Catonsville. The 6-foot-7, 320-pound father of three is also the leading scorer on the school’s lacrosse team, the Cardinals.

When he and head coach Bill Zopp found out that he was eligible to play, he signed up for the team. Other teams weren’t ready for Brunner at first, because he didn’t play in the fall, but now they design their defenses around him.
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