Pick of the 2012 pics: PETER GLEESON Dec. 31, 2012, 10:45 a.m. Port News photographer Peter Gleeson took thousands of frames during 2012. Here's his personal showcase of the best. Pick of the 2012 pics: PETER GLEESON The big fire at Dunbogan. Right place right time, knowing the area helped and a back street we took I shot the firies hard at it with some big flames and the helicopters working overtime. I tried the look-out for a vantage spot and with the wind, smoke and sun in the right spot, I got the choppers doing circle work. Pic: PETER GLEESONThese ironmen and women blow me away and to see your kids on the finish line cheering you on, must be an amazing feeling. Local Mick Baldwin crosses the line cheered on by his daughter Tia. Pic PETER GLEESONIt’s not often you see a chook that looks like a drowned rat. Port High students give ‘Henny’ a bath before the Royal Easter Show. Pic: PETER GLEESONThe cyclist/motorist debate rages. Try telling my good mate Mark Cornish that. Pic: PETER GLEESONAussie golf star Craig Parry splits the fairway at Port Macquarie. Pic: PETER GLEESONThis poor old bloke Athel Lee was shattered after a fire in his house caused by some hot chips, took his best mate, a cockatiel. Pic: PETER GLEESONThe situation at Herons Creek and the contaminated soil. A quick photo of the soil testers before a security guard told us to move on. Pic: PETER GLEESONPolice investigate a tragic accident in Hill Street, Port Macquarie that claimed a life. Pic: PETER GLEESONCompetitor Sarah Koen finishes the swim leg during the triathlon in Port Macquarie in October. Pic: PETER GLEESONJesse Fisher and his family were special guests when the Parramatta Eels played the Newcastle Knights. Pic: PETER GLEESONRyley Batt shows the form that has turned him into a household name in the Port Macquarie region. Pic: PETER GLEESONRugby league's next generation - the schoolboys - played in Port Macquarie. Pic: PETER GLEESONGotcha. Pic: PETER GLEESONI have walked through that cemetry plenty of times late at night on my way home from town. Glad I didnt run into these guys. Pic: PETER GLEESON Dr Alford saves many lives. His helmet saved his. Pic: PETER GLEESONTweetFacebook of ╳exitPort News photographer Peter Gleeson took thousands of frames during 2012. Here's his personal showcase of the best.