• Glass negatives by photographer E.J.C. Smith, taken circa 1898. His photo store was located at 276 Smith Street in Winnipeg.
  • Nov. 17, 1885: Louis Riel
  • A full moon becomes a blood moon as Canada experiences a full lunar eclipse, early Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
  • A view of downtown Winnipeg at dawn

Images from around the world chosen by the photo desk at the Winnipeg Free Press.

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  • December 27, 2013

    Photos of the year - Phil Hossack 2013

    Photojournalist Phil Hossack picks his best work from 2013.

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  • Photographer's choice: 
I love it when life and art merge. In the simple act of tying up their ballet slippers a pair of young dancers prove once again that life does imitate art, or is it art imitating life? 
Aspiring ballerinas with the RWB School tie up last minute details before assuming the stage at The Lyric Theatre in Assiniboine Park for the annual Ballet in the Park.  July 24, 2013 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Photographer's choice: I love it when life and art merge. In the simple act of tying up their ballet slippers a pair of young dancers prove once again that life does imitate art, or is it art imitating life? Aspiring ballerinas with the RWB School tie up last minute details before assuming the stage at The Lyric Theatre in Assiniboine Park for the annual Ballet in the Park. July 24, 2013 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Jim and Patsy Duncan capture a Northern Hawk Owl near Lac du Bonnet Wednesday before weighing measuring and releasing it again Wednesday afternoon. March 20, 2013 - (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Jim and Patsy Duncan capture a Northern Hawk Owl near Lac du Bonnet Wednesday before weighing measuring and releasing it again Wednesday afternoon. March 20, 2013 - (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Ice pushes up against homes in the community of Ochre Beach southeast of Dauphin. May 13, 2013 - (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Ice pushes up against homes in the community of Ochre Beach southeast of Dauphin. May 13, 2013 - (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Members of a traditional Mennonite community near Plumas, Manitoba travel by horse and buggy. June 21, 2013  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Members of a traditional Mennonite community near Plumas, Manitoba travel by horse and buggy. June 21, 2013 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Billy Bragg performs onstage at the Garrick Centre. As always, Bragg expressed his activist leanings on many levels including here, his glee at the death of Margaret Thatcher. April 10, 2013 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Billy Bragg performs onstage at the Garrick Centre. As always, Bragg expressed his activist leanings on many levels including here, his glee at the death of Margaret Thatcher. April 10, 2013 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Shoes for summer fashion story. June 10, 2013  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Shoes for summer fashion story. June 10, 2013 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Idle No More supporters join hands at Memorial Park. August 14, 2013   (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Idle No More supporters join hands at Memorial Park. August 14, 2013 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • The Sun, eases into the western horizon glowing red through the dust of the fall harvest underway in the Red River Valley near Brunkhild Mb Tuesday. August 27, 2013 - (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    The Sun, eases into the western horizon glowing red through the dust of the fall harvest underway in the Red River Valley near Brunkhild Mb Tuesday. August 27, 2013 - (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Kurt Penner and his son Matthias drift across the mirrored surface of the LaSalle River at LaBarrier Park enjoying the lingering fall weather. 
October 2, 2013  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Kurt Penner and his son Matthias drift across the mirrored surface of the LaSalle River at LaBarrier Park enjoying the lingering fall weather. October 2, 2013 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • 10-year-old Roman Huculak seems to be

    10-year-old Roman Huculak seems to be "his own best customer" while manning his lemonade stand at the corner of Evanson and Westminister. He reported business was brisk with temperatures hovering in the mid 30C's with a high humidex. August 28, 2013 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Brad Friesen notches another ascent to the top of the Ice Climbing Tower in St Boniface Wednesday evening. The 20 meter high tower, run by the St Boniface Section of the Alpine Club of Canada operates in the winter months giving enthusiasts access to climb. 175 acents of the tower is equivalent to an ascent of Everest. 
The Club is hosting

    Brad Friesen notches another ascent to the top of the Ice Climbing Tower in St Boniface Wednesday evening. The 20 meter high tower, run by the St Boniface Section of the Alpine Club of Canada operates in the winter months giving enthusiasts access to climb. 175 acents of the tower is equivalent to an ascent of Everest. The Club is hosting "Festiglace" an Ice Climbing Festival and Competition, thirty or so climbers will compete in various routes on the tower next to the Festival du Voyageur site this weekend (Fri thru Sunday) For more info you can call Brad at...2049978447. or on the club web site www.cesb.net February 13/ 2013 - (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Harvey Pollock poses in his Broadway Law Firm. September 10, 2013  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Harvey Pollock poses in his Broadway Law Firm. September 10, 2013 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Pollock's Hardware Co-op is looking at opening another location on south Osbrone. Mike Wolchok is the g.n. and driving force behind the co-op. See Martin Cash story. September 12, 2013 - (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Pollock's Hardware Co-op is looking at opening another location on south Osbrone. Mike Wolchok is the g.n. and driving force behind the co-op. See Martin Cash story. September 12, 2013 - (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Sandhill Cranes fly off a field near Deloraine. The migratory birds were taking advantage of spilled wheat on freshly harvested fields en route to their southern roosts. September 17, 2013  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Sandhill Cranes fly off a field near Deloraine. The migratory birds were taking advantage of spilled wheat on freshly harvested fields en route to their southern roosts. September 17, 2013 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Winnipeg Jets' Mark Scheifele peers around Minnesota Wild #40 Steven Kampfer behind the Wild net in second-period action. September 19, 2013 (Phil Hossack / WInnipeg Free Press)

    Winnipeg Jets' Mark Scheifele peers around Minnesota Wild #40 Steven Kampfer behind the Wild net in second-period action. September 19, 2013 (Phil Hossack / WInnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Peru's #15 Karla Ortiz takes aim through the Canadian defence in exhibition volleyball at the University of Winnipeg. 
August 20, 2013  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Peru's #15 Karla Ortiz takes aim through the Canadian defence in exhibition volleyball at the University of Winnipeg. August 20, 2013 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Fall fishers Charlie McConaghy (left) and Kevin Podolchuk bask in the evening glow at the foot of the Red River Control Structure and Locks in Lockport.  September 24, 2013 (Phil Hossack / Winipeg Free Press)

    Fall fishers Charlie McConaghy (left) and Kevin Podolchuk bask in the evening glow at the foot of the Red River Control Structure and Locks in Lockport. September 24, 2013 (Phil Hossack / Winipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Students walk past a sidewalk memorial near Winkler's Northlands Parkway Collegiate Friday morning. A grade eleven student was struck and killed at the site. October 4, 2013 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Students walk past a sidewalk memorial near Winkler's Northlands Parkway Collegiate Friday morning. A grade eleven student was struck and killed at the site. October 4, 2013 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Jenny Denisenko, supported by her boyfriend Thomas Froese, at home grieving her sister Carina, 16, killed at a crosswalk in front of her Winkler High School. October 4, 2013  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Jenny Denisenko, supported by her boyfriend Thomas Froese, at home grieving her sister Carina, 16, killed at a crosswalk in front of her Winkler High School. October 4, 2013 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Rush hour swirl. November 25, 2013  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Rush hour swirl. November 25, 2013 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Roseisle artist Stephen Jackson soaks up the lush landscape at the Souris Ford Mounds, a National Historic site in the far south west corner of Manitoba. (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Roseisle artist Stephen Jackson soaks up the lush landscape at the Souris Ford Mounds, a National Historic site in the far south west corner of Manitoba. (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

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