A Tampa Bay Times photographer’s year in photos: Douglas R. Clifford – Tampa Bay Times

The year 2021 was remarkable, with unparalleled news headlines spanning the attack on the U.S. Capitol, the end of Donald Trump’s presidency, the continuation of the pandemic and acute manifestations of climate change.
Here in Tampa Bay, we wrestled with our own iterations of news spanning the amazing, bizarre, curious and exceptional. Bubbling to the top of my mind are the number of remarkable sports moments, but there were also quiet moments that remind me of why I love living here.
My opportunity is unique because I can help people to reflect and remember.
Here are a few of my pictures from 2021.
Read more: Cameron Herrin went to prison for a Tampa crash. Were the tweets that followed real?
Read more: A detailed look at Honeymoon Island’s natural wonders
Subscribe to our free Top 5 things to do newsletter
Want more of our free, weekly newsletters in your inbox? Let’s get started.