This is the 3rd part of our roundup of 2011′s Best Of photo galleries. You can view Part 1 here, and Part 2 here.
You probably all know the format by now so straight on with the links.
The Atlantic has published Part 2 and Part 3 of its, 2011: The Year In Photos. Each set consists of 40 photos that sum up the major events of the year.
In a welcome change of pace from the usual news collections that we see at the end of the year, TIME has created a gallery of The Most Surprising Photos Of 2011.
Reuters have provided a variety of galleries to cover different topics. There is the standard News Gallery, but also a Technology Gallery, and an Entertainment Gallery.
The Denver Post has also got in on the act with Part 1 and Part 2 of its compilation, Captured: 2011 Best Photos Of The Year. (Hint, if you feel like a smile, take a look at number 6 in Part 1.)
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