Editor’s picks: My favorite staff photos of 2015

What makes a great photo? Ask 10 different journalists and you’ll get 10 different answers.

For me, I love to see a photograph that tells a story. Sometimes that conveys exactly what the written story is about. Or maybe it’s a picture revealing something that could never be captured in words. 

In reviewing this year’s papers for our Year in Review issue, I selected the following photos as my favorites of the year, primarily for those reasons.

Click the page links below to see my favorite photos and to read what it is I saw in each of them.