In 2022, the pandemic slowly slipped out of focus. But one theme dominated the world. The Ukraine war with its consequences, which upset the whole world structure. Images that show destruction, death and grief until they are almost unbearable. In between, however, there were also the quieter images, which do not hit with all their might, but come along quietly, but penetrate deeper, where they touch and stick. And there were even moments of light that let happiness shine through even in the darkest of times.