• 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 30, 2011

    Photos of the year: Ruth Bonneville

    Free Press photojournalist Ruth Bonneville picks her favourite photos of 2011.

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  • Six year old grass dancer Daman Proulx is just one of many indigenous dancers that are part of the Tribal Village Artisans Co-op that came out to the Forks to celebrate Aboriginal Day.
June 21, 2011

    Six year old grass dancer Daman Proulx is just one of many indigenous dancers that are part of the Tribal Village Artisans Co-op that came out to the Forks to celebrate Aboriginal Day. June 21, 2011 Photo Store

  • A firefighter is silhouetted against the mist in the air stands  while beginning to clean up after a house fire at  394 Home Street Saturday morning.  February 26, 2011

    A firefighter is silhouetted against the mist in the air stands while beginning to clean up after a house fire at 394 Home Street Saturday morning. February 26, 2011 Photo Store

  • Jeff Douglas makes his way through green, stagnant water to get to his dwelling at Twin Lakes Beach after Lake Manitoba rose over eight feet  due to a high water table and spring flooding. 
July 27, 2011

    Jeff Douglas makes his way through green, stagnant water to get to his dwelling at Twin Lakes Beach after Lake Manitoba rose over eight feet due to a high water table and spring flooding. July 27, 2011 Photo Store

  • Keith Knox helps sandbag his friend's retirement home at Delta Beach Thursday as high winds and waves splash over into yards. Water levels rose two to three feet in 24 hours. 
May 12, 2011

    Keith Knox helps sandbag his friend's retirement home at Delta Beach Thursday as high winds and waves splash over into yards. Water levels rose two to three feet in 24 hours. May 12, 2011 Photo Store

  • John Scoles, owner of Times Change(d) High and Lonesome Club, will be celebrating the club's 10-year anniversary.
January 19, 2011

    John Scoles, owner of Times Change(d) High and Lonesome Club, will be celebrating the club's 10-year anniversary. January 19, 2011 Photo Store

  • Anita Subramaniam holds a portrait of her younger sister Amutha in a traditional southern India dance pose at her home in south St Vital. Her family has started a dance scholarship in honour of  Amutha, who was recently killed in a car accident involving drinking and driving.  
January 05, 2011

    Anita Subramaniam holds a portrait of her younger sister Amutha in a traditional southern India dance pose at her home in south St Vital. Her family has started a dance scholarship in honour of Amutha, who was recently killed in a car accident involving drinking and driving. January 05, 2011 Photo Store

  • Feature on SNOW night -(a safe night for sex-trade workers off city streets).  Volunteers turn a kitchen into a spa as they give facials, apply makeup and give manicures to the women attending the SNOW night PJ party. 
February 18, 2011

    Feature on SNOW night -(a safe night for sex-trade workers off city streets). Volunteers turn a kitchen into a spa as they give facials, apply makeup and give manicures to the women attending the SNOW night PJ party. February 18, 2011 Photo Store

  • Sisters  (l-r) Julie Ring, 5, and Linnea, 7,  have some fun with their cousin Ellie Ring on  a disc swing at the new children's playground that officially opened at Assiniboine Park Saturday.
May 21, 2011

    Sisters (l-r) Julie Ring, 5, and Linnea, 7, have some fun with their cousin Ellie Ring on a disc swing at the new children's playground that officially opened at Assiniboine Park Saturday. May 21, 2011 Photo Store

  • Artist Tom Andrich sits next to one of his latest murals. He is putting the finishing touches on his Empress Street overpass mural of missing Aboriginal women with the title

    Artist Tom Andrich sits next to one of his latest murals. He is putting the finishing touches on his Empress Street overpass mural of missing Aboriginal women with the title "NEVER FORGOTTEN". June 21, 2011 Photo Store

  • Marlene Smith, Karate and Self Defence instructor with her fourth degree black belt, teaches women how to protect themselves in any  circumstance.
April 6, 2011

    Marlene Smith, Karate and Self Defence instructor with her fourth degree black belt, teaches women how to protect themselves in any circumstance. April 6, 2011 Photo Store

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    Residents of "The Madison" relax in a common room which will be completely renovated in the coming months. Executive Director Floyd Perras annouced a housing initiative of a 87-unit complex to be renovated and provide dry, supportive housing for the homeless. April 12, 2011 Photo Store

  • Seventeen-month-old Rocco Nakoyak peers through the glass in wonderment as the Winnipeg Jets make their first on-ice appearance in front of a full house of hockey fans during their public open house  practice Saturday morning.
 Sept  17, 2011

    Seventeen-month-old Rocco Nakoyak peers through the glass in wonderment as the Winnipeg Jets make their first on-ice appearance in front of a full house of hockey fans during their public open house practice Saturday morning. Sept 17, 2011 Photo Store

  • Winnipeg Jets fans Willow Parke (left) and Kaylee Allan scream for joy  at the Forks Tuesday afternoon during the announcement of the NHL team's return to the city.
May 31 2011

    Winnipeg Jets fans Willow Parke (left) and Kaylee Allan scream for joy at the Forks Tuesday afternoon during the announcement of the NHL team's return to the city. May 31 2011 Photo Store

  • Cool spring temperatures allow ice to form and cling to branches leaning over Sturgeon Creek. 
April  2011

    Cool spring temperatures allow ice to form and cling to branches leaning over Sturgeon Creek. April 2011 Photo Store

  • An Amur Leopard prances back and forth with snow-white whiskers Tuesday morning at the Assiniboine Park Zoo.  The Amur leopard is a critically endangered subspecies found mostly in temperate mixed forest and woodland areas in southeastern Russia, northern China and North Korea.
Feb 01, 2011

    An Amur Leopard prances back and forth with snow-white whiskers Tuesday morning at the Assiniboine Park Zoo. The Amur leopard is a critically endangered subspecies found mostly in temperate mixed forest and woodland areas in southeastern Russia, northern China and North Korea. Feb 01, 2011 Photo Store

  • Grade six students at Windsor School walk through the tunnel under Dunkirk Drive on their way for ice cream at the BDI Thursday.  It was their last day together in the same class as they finish elementary school and head into junior high. Some of the students have been together in the same class since kindergarden.  
June 29, 2011

    Grade six students at Windsor School walk through the tunnel under Dunkirk Drive on their way for ice cream at the BDI Thursday. It was their last day together in the same class as they finish elementary school and head into junior high. Some of the students have been together in the same class since kindergarden. June 29, 2011 Photo Store

  • Meta Nana Tshiovo gets kisses from her daughter Marie-Rose Mpidi, 7, while her son Rachie, 5, after Meta and her daughter became Canadian citizens Friday morning at Knox United Church. The family celebrated with friends and family with balloons and flags next to Central Park. Canada Day.
July 1 2011

    Meta Nana Tshiovo gets kisses from her daughter Marie-Rose Mpidi, 7, while her son Rachie, 5, after Meta and her daughter became Canadian citizens Friday morning at Knox United Church. The family celebrated with friends and family with balloons and flags next to Central Park. Canada Day. July 1 2011 Photo Store

  • Thousands of Winnipeggers are reflected in a large puddle of water  from an early morning rain while gathering at the Legislative grounds Friday as part of Canada Day Celebrations.  
July 1, 2011

    Thousands of Winnipeggers are reflected in a large puddle of water from an early morning rain while gathering at the Legislative grounds Friday as part of Canada Day Celebrations. July 1, 2011 Photo Store

  • Winnipeg Blue Bomber #81 Cory Watson tumbles on top of Calgary's #11 Malik Jackson during second half action Thursday night at Canad Inns stadium.  July 14, 2011

    Winnipeg Blue Bomber #81 Cory Watson tumbles on top of Calgary's #11 Malik Jackson during second half action Thursday night at Canad Inns stadium. July 14, 2011 Photo Store

  • Winnipeg Blue Bomber #40 Odel Willis responds to the screaming Bomber fans during their game against the Edmonton Eskimos at Canad Inns Stadium Friday Night. 
August 05, 2011

    Winnipeg Blue Bomber #40 Odel Willis responds to the screaming Bomber fans during their game against the Edmonton Eskimos at Canad Inns Stadium Friday Night. August 05, 2011 Photo Store

  • West Kildonan Wolverines celebrate winning the Female High School Hockey Championships against Fort Richmond Centurions at Keith Bodley Arena Wednesday afternoon. Aliesha Lipscomb screams with teammate #22 Madison Neapew. 
March 23, 2011

    West Kildonan Wolverines celebrate winning the Female High School Hockey Championships against Fort Richmond Centurions at Keith Bodley Arena Wednesday afternoon. Aliesha Lipscomb screams with teammate #22 Madison Neapew. March 23, 2011 Photo Store

  • A group of horses mug for the camera in the early evening light at Southcreek Stables in St.Norbert. 
September  14, 2011

    A group of horses mug for the camera in the early evening light at Southcreek Stables in St.Norbert. September 14, 2011 Photo Store

  • Zlatica Stauder, executive director of Rhythmic Gymnastics Manitoba, spearheaded bringing the sport to this province and is bid a fond farewell by the rhythmic team on her last  before retirement.
September  14, 2011

    Zlatica Stauder, executive director of Rhythmic Gymnastics Manitoba, spearheaded bringing the sport to this province and is bid a fond farewell by the rhythmic team on her last before retirement. September 14, 2011 Photo Store

  • Curious onlookers watch in amazement as huge billows of smoke erupt from warehouses north of Gunn Road Saturday afternoon. 
October 1, 2011

    Curious onlookers watch in amazement as huge billows of smoke erupt from warehouses north of Gunn Road Saturday afternoon. October 1, 2011 Photo Store

  • Friends gather to watch a large industrial fire in Point Douglas Wednesday night across the street along the Red River off Archibald Street. 
October 19,2011

    Friends gather to watch a large industrial fire in Point Douglas Wednesday night across the street along the Red River off Archibald Street. October 19,2011 Photo Store

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    Jim "Chief" Neilson - a National Hockey League defenceman for the New York Rangers, California Golden Seals and Cleveland Barons and completed his career in the World Hockey Association. October 06, 2011 Photo Store

  • Starbuck-area farmer Ed Rempel talks about his views on the CWB.  Oct 18,2011

    Starbuck-area farmer Ed Rempel talks about his views on the CWB. Oct 18,2011 Photo Store

  • 105 year old Takeo Kawata and his 96-year-old wife Shizuko, who have been married for 76 years, lean in to each other  in their  cozy home on Selkirk Avenue that they've lived in for over 53 years.  Takeo and his wife Shizuko are moving to Fred Douglas Courts which officially opened new independent housing for new tenants. 
June 7, 2011

    105 year old Takeo Kawata and his 96-year-old wife Shizuko, who have been married for 76 years, lean in to each other in their cozy home on Selkirk Avenue that they've lived in for over 53 years. Takeo and his wife Shizuko are moving to Fred Douglas Courts which officially opened new independent housing for new tenants. June 7, 2011 Photo Store

  • John Rademaker sold his Kitchencraft business, took his money and opened a church and transition facility for the homeless near Main and Higgins called The Vineyard.
November 1, 2011

    John Rademaker sold his Kitchencraft business, took his money and opened a church and transition facility for the homeless near Main and Higgins called The Vineyard. November 1, 2011 Photo Store

  • Will Braun, Interfaith Task Force on Northern Hydro Development.
November 23, 2011

    Will Braun, Interfaith Task Force on Northern Hydro Development. November 23, 2011 Photo Store

  • (l-r) Waskwane Stonefish, 13, Oke-Twisha Robert , 12, and Lilia Kingbird,15, giggle and laugh as they start to dance in the Grand Entry Pow Wow at MTS Centre Saturday Night.  The Pow Wow was part of the Manito Ahbee Celebration over the weekend.   
November 5, 2011

    (l-r) Waskwane Stonefish, 13, Oke-Twisha Robert , 12, and Lilia Kingbird,15, giggle and laugh as they start to dance in the Grand Entry Pow Wow at MTS Centre Saturday Night. The Pow Wow was part of the Manito Ahbee Celebration over the weekend. November 5, 2011 Photo Store

  • Grade 7 WIndsor School student Noah checks the hallway for teachers as he scrambles out of his locker while goofing around Monday.  This is the first year that the students are given the independance of their own lockers, moving to different rooms between classes and taking the transit bus on their own. 
November 10, 2011

    Grade 7 WIndsor School student Noah checks the hallway for teachers as he scrambles out of his locker while goofing around Monday. This is the first year that the students are given the independance of their own lockers, moving to different rooms between classes and taking the transit bus on their own. November 10, 2011 Photo Store

  • Grade 7 Windsor School students Garret (right) and Julian (middle) race off the transit bus heading back to school after shops class Tuesday. 
November 10,2011

    Grade 7 Windsor School students Garret (right) and Julian (middle) race off the transit bus heading back to school after shops class Tuesday. November 10,2011 Photo Store

  • A young girl pins her poppy into a public remembrance day monument  at the end of the service at the Convention Centre Friday.   November 11, 2011

    A young girl pins her poppy into a public remembrance day monument at the end of the service at the Convention Centre Friday. November 11, 2011 Photo Store

  • Jacqueline Baier tries to hold back tears of joy after recently being given a place to live through a government program. Baier was homeless . 
December 2, 2011

    Jacqueline Baier tries to hold back tears of joy after recently being given a place to live through a government program. Baier was homeless . December 2, 2011 Photo Store

  • Mentally handicapped adults are all smiles as they work extra hard at this time of year finishing Christmas orders at Mountain Industries in rural Manitoba.  The shop, located in Notre Dame Du Lourdes, a small town west of the city, makes everything from small tables and chairs, miniature barns and houses to knitted products like rugs. Gilbert, Daryl and Justin show off some of their works.
December 08, 2011

    Mentally handicapped adults are all smiles as they work extra hard at this time of year finishing Christmas orders at Mountain Industries in rural Manitoba. The shop, located in Notre Dame Du Lourdes, a small town west of the city, makes everything from small tables and chairs, miniature barns and houses to knitted products like rugs. Gilbert, Daryl and Justin show off some of their works. December 08, 2011 Photo Store

  • The sun sets early this time of year - around 5pm silhouetting a row of granaries in the south western skies just West of Winnipeg. 
November 23, 2011

    The sun sets early this time of year - around 5pm silhouetting a row of granaries in the south western skies just West of Winnipeg. November 23, 2011 Photo Store

  • A rising fog sweeps across a pasture at the end of a hot summer July day near the hillside of Ninette in western Manitoba.
July 23, 2011

    A rising fog sweeps across a pasture at the end of a hot summer July day near the hillside of Ninette in western Manitoba. July 23, 2011 Photo Store

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