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Please share your 3 of your favorite photos from 2010!

Discussion in 'Herman's Genres' started by BBW, Dec 17, 2010.

  1. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    A pal here has asked me to start this thread. He wasn't quite sure where to put it, or so he says.:wink:

    Let's ring out the soon to be old year with each of us posting three of our own favorites. I don't care what kind of camera you've used, but try to fit at least one in from a "serious compact". In addition, there's no time limit, so this thread will remain open for uploading, attaching or embedding. Just do us all a favor and let us seem them in their full glory.:cloud-9-039:
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  2. deirdre

    deirdre Top Veteran

    Sep 26, 2010
    Venice Beach, Panasonic GF1, 20mm, near dusk:


    Melbourne, Panasonic GF1, 20mm, at dawn:


    Kilauea, Hawaii, Leica M8, Voigtlander 28mm f/1.9 Ultron, at dawn:


    Interesting, I hadn't realized how much I preferred my dusk/dawn photos. I think I'm going to have to think about that some more (and maybe get up early, perish the thought.)
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  3. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    Deirdre, what a wonderful start for this thread!:2thumbs:
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  4. Great photos Deirdre. :2thumbs:

    It is going to be difficult to select 3 photos from the past year. I have probably taken more photos in the last 12 months than in the previous 30 years.


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  5. Will

    Will All-Pro

    Aug 30, 2010

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/8076775@N02/5068771596/" title="R0013627 by meaning_of_light, on Flickr"> 5068771596_c22cf268ac_b.jpg "1024" height="766" alt="R0013627" /></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/8076775@N02/4901815487/" title="Slug one by meaning_of_light, on Flickr"> 4901815487_a8272702e5_b.jpg "1024" height="1024" alt="Slug one" /></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/8076775@N02/4866078168/" title="IMG_0486 by meaning_of_light, on Flickr"> 4866078168_c6574c9a37_b.jpg "1024" height="768" alt="IMG_0486" /></a>
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  6. It was exceedingly hard to pick 3. In the end, the 3 that I chose were all from my Olympus E-P1 (but to be fair, I have only had the Nikon D90 for about 1 month).

    North Narrabeen 25 by peterb666, on Flickr

    1080 Beach 3 by peterb666, on Flickr

    I have to go back to that spot when there is a BIG sunrise. In the last one, it was difficult to pick between Judy or her son Ben but Ben won out in the end. He is a natural model...

    12 Ben by peterb666, on Flickr
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  7. Wally Billingham

    Wally Billingham Regular

    Nov 27, 2010
    Laurel, MD
    this first one was from a summer music festival shot last July. It is a favorite for two reasons. First off it was a very fun day and had some great music (that is Brian "Head" Welch, formally of Korn), but mainly because I got to shoot it with my 13 year old son and was the coolest Dad ever because I got him a photo pass. That is him with the SLR in the frontand the camo hat

    Canon EOS 60D    ---             ISO 400

    Head on the stage by eye of wally, on Flickr

    I like this one because it is from the first day that I shot with my Samsung TL500/EX1
    Look Up In The Sky by eye of wally, on Flickr

    and I juts really like this one and it is my most popular on flickr for the year
    Amish Exhibit by eye of wally, on Flickr
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  8. BillN

    BillN Hall of Famer

    Aug 25, 2010
    S W France
    I have quite a few that I have really enjoyed taking, but here are three, (different), ones with the M43 cams, the G1 and EP-1 plus the PL and Oly lens

    EP-1 - PL 20/1.7 - ISO 800 @f1.7 @ 1/13 sec - jpeg - at Home, Gironde, France - April 2010

    E-P1    LUMIX G 20/F1.7    20mm    f/1.7    1/13s    ISO 800

    G1 - Oly 17mm/2.8 - ISO 200 @ f5.6 @ 1/200 sec - jpeg - Church, Hinton Ampner, near Winchester, UK - April 2010

    DMC-G1    ---    14mm    f/5.6    1/200s    ISO 200

    G1/PL 14 45 kit - ISO 200 @f8 @ 1/250sec - jpeg - Alcaniz, Aragon, Spain - Oct 2010

    DMC-G1    LUMIX G VARIO 14-45/F3.5-5.6    41mm    f/8.0    1/200s    ISO 200
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  9. Ray Sachs

    Ray Sachs Legend

    Sep 21, 2010
    Not too far from Philly
    you should be able to figure it out...
    THREE!!!??? I had trouble narrowing it down to 190ish for the photo-book I put together for the end of year (which gets to Wally's point about how much noise/garbage survives in the digital era!). Here are three that are representative of my favorite shots, but I'd pick a completely different three tomorrow. One landscape, one abstract (sort of), and one street/people kind of shot. And this is no more than as the mood strikes me this morning - I have at least 10 others from each category that I like at least as much. But three it is...


    Canon S90
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/20889767@N05/5145003871/" title="IMG_0537 by ramboorider1, on Flickr"> View attachment 31414 "1024" height="774" alt="IMG_0537" /></a>

    Panasonic LX5
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/20889767@N05/5165020762/" title="Longwood Gardens 2 by ramboorider1, on Flickr"> View attachment 31415 "1024" height="585" alt="Longwood Gardens 2" /></a>

    Olympus E-P2 with 17mm pancake lens - probably not my best street/people shot in any number of ways, but there's something about the way the little girl is trying to be just like her mom and they're both adjusting their VERY stylish sunglasses at the same moment that I just love. Good or bad, its definitely a favorite.
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/20889767@N05/4997224540/" title="Re-Entry 48 by ramboorider1, on Flickr"> View attachment 31416 "766" height="1050" alt="Re-Entry 48" /></a>
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  10. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    I hear you - choosing three favorites is difficult. I promise to weed out 3 of my own soon.:daz:

    Keep up the tough choosing everyone!:clapping:
  11. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    1 of 3 for 2010

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/otra/5112015875/" title="P1020156-Edit-Edit-1.jpg by Otra2004 AKA BBW, on Flickr"> 5112015875_a9d6ce5858_b.jpg "1024" height="683" alt="P1020156-Edit-Edit-1.jpg" /></a>
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  12. Hi BB, what an absoultely magnificant tree. The photo has a lot of feeling in it.


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  13. summerkl

    summerkl Veteran

    Oct 11, 2010
    Vancouver, Canada
    Hi all, I've really enjoyed viewing all the images from SC members - lots of variety, imagination and skill on display. For me 2010, photography has been educational, exhilarating, and most of all, FUN.

    Here's one with the camera that re-kindled the fun - my son and niece flying in Disney and me with the lightweight e-pl1

    E-PL1    ---    14mm    f/5.0    1/1250s    ISO 200

    The e-pl1 is a great camera but something else came along to grab my interest - the NEX-3 on my cruise (without the kids!!)

    NEX-3    ---    55mm    f/13.0    1/320s    ISO 200

    Lastly, a photo that combines a couple of new avenues of photo exploration - macros and LR3

    NEX-3    ---       f/1.0    1/1s    ISO 200
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  14. olli

    olli Super Moderator Emeritus

    Sep 28, 2010
    Metro Manila
    This is a very interesting thread, not least because it made me go back and look through 2010's output and conclude that this has been a lean year compared to 2009.

    I'm going to follow BBW's approach and post one image at a time. Here's the first one:

    DSLR-A200    ---    17mm    f/2.8    1/50s    ISO 800

    This one comes from my favourite shooting location, the Munich U-Bahn system. Unfortunately, I no longer live in Munich.

    This is the platform level of the Bohmerwaldplatz stop on the U4 line taken last February. The station was empty except for the one guy sitting just behind the pillar.

    A200, Tamron 17-50, ISO800 f2.8 1/50, 17mm
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  15. grebeman

    grebeman Old Codgers Group

    My choices are one's that also remind me of the actual day and the pleasure obtained by being out and about. There are stories of local history or natural history related to each one that adds to the memories for me.


    DMC-GF1    ---    0mm    f/1.0    1/1000s    ISO 200

    DMC-G1    ---    105mm    f/5.6    1/800s    ISO 200

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  16. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    2 of 3 for 2010

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/otra/4444800992/" title="Day 23. by Otra2004 AKA BBW, on Flickr">
    E-P2    ---    20mm    f/1.7    1/60s    ISO 800
    "1024" height="768" alt="Day 23." /></a>
    Olympus E-P2
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  17. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    OK, everyone - please note the slightly edited title. It's now "...3 of your favorite photos of 2010". I know, I know...so many photos, so many favorites.

    I'm about to post my third... It has been a trying time...:daz:
  18. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    3 of 3

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/otra/5298455976/" title="12-10-dng-98-Edit-Edit-Edit-2-Edit.jpg by Otra2004 AKA BBW, on Flickr"> 5298455976_d59fb08c9f_b.jpg "1024" height="683" alt="12-10-dng-98-Edit-Edit-Edit-2-Edit.jpg" /></a>
    LX5 Blizzard (taken 12/27/2010)

    *changed my third favorite...still my husband but I hadn't taken this one when I finished adding my third favorite...so...
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  19. Vidar

    Vidar Veteran

    Oct 25, 2010
    Bergen, Norway
    Hmm. Not easy to choose.. Looking at the pictures I have taken I tend to get overly critical and get a feeling that most of them are not very interesting. But I like these three (all taken with Olympus E-P1, #1 with Panasonic 20mm, the two others with the Oly 17mm):

    Refleksjon by VidarFoto, on Flickr

    La Pedrera # 1 by VidarFoto, on Flickr

    Rain in Barcelona by VidarFoto, on Flickr
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  20. Vidar

    Vidar Veteran

    Oct 25, 2010
    Bergen, Norway
    BB, I love # 2.. So peacefull and lovely greytones...
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