Reuters photographers produce over half a million images every year.Some pictures define an event, others capture a moment revealing anaspect of the human condition. In the series below, Reutersphotographers offer unique insight into some of our best pictures ofthe year.
Marooned flood victims looking to escape grab the side bars of a hovering Army helicopter which arrived to distribute food supplies in the Muzaffargarh district of Pakistan’s Punjab province August 7, 2010. Pakistanis desperate to get out of flooded villages threw themselves at helicopters on Saturday as more heavy rain was expected to intensify both suffering and anger with the government. The disaster killed more than 1,600 people and disrupted the lives of 12 million. REUTERS/Adrees Latif