CHICAGO - DECEMBER 11: Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich leaves his home on December 11, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois. On December 9 Mr. Blagojevich was arrested for allegedly trying to sell the Senate seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama for money and favors among other corruption charges. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)
I know these have been shown elsewhere, but they're just too good to not archive here. This is a very lucky photographer, sure, but he took fantastic advantage of the moment and made it both funnier and more artistic by using a narrow depth of focus. I'm giving this one the Larry Downing Memorial Context is Everything Award for the year.
Here's the inferior (but still great) image which preceded the above:
It's fun to see how quickly Kersey had to work to make the decision to focus on the sign. Two sparkley hooves way up!