It is the day that marks the start of a new calendar year. In most countries, the day is celebrated with some sort of celebration. In the Gregorian Calendar(the most used in the western world), it falls each year on the 1st of January. However, there are numerous examples of regional calendars who celebrate it on a different day, especially in the Asian world.
In many countries, New Years Eve is often an evening where people meet up with friends for a party or another form of social gathering. Dancing, alcohol and watching fireworks is often on the agenda for the evening. The meal served on the evening, will vary depending on country and traditions. National dishes is often on the menu, and family traditions will play a large role during the night.
New Years Eve is usually an evening that creates a lot of memories between friends, which makes for some great photo opportunities. Regardless what stage of the evening you are looking for, there is sure to be a stock image suitable. If you are looking for a picture of early in the evening, where all the guests just arrived and getting ready to sit down at the table, or perhaps a photo when the fireworks are lighting up the sky, there are plenty of stock photos at your disposal.