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What is your absolute favorite photo ever taken by yourself?

 
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Nov 28, 2008 22:22 |  #1

I know we all have those shots that everything just seemed to work out perfectly.

Please post one and tell why it is your favorite.




  
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Nov 28, 2008 22:30 |  #2

Very nice topic....I'll have to come back to it though. I don't have a favorite here on the laptop :(




  
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Nov 28, 2008 23:00 |  #3

I have to think about this myself!




  
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Nov 28, 2008 23:44 |  #4

I'm In...

Nellis Air Force Base .. Aviation Nation 2007

I had been on my feet (litterally) for over 14 hours and I was dog tired.

I had a body and heavy lens hanging off both shoulders, a butt-bag full of other stuff slung around the front and just about every pocket of my Domke vest was full.

I was number 499,999 out of 500,000 in line to get on the bus back to my car and I was just spent. I happend to look behind me in the direction of the setting sun and saw an F4 Phantom II reflecting the sunset but being as beat as I was, I just didn'thave the energy to try to shoot it.

But, the photographer in me said "Hey, that's a helluva photo op. What are you doing? Take the shot...!!!"

So, I raised the 5D + 70-200 and captured this:

"Twighlights Last Gleaming"

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And to think I almost passed on it.

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Nov 29, 2008 00:49 |  #5

Jay....now that is a great shot of the Phantom! Hope you have that printed out and hanging on the wall.


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Nov 29, 2008 00:50 |  #6

3Turner wrote in post #6777630 (external link)
Jay....now that is a great shot of the Phantom! Hope you have that printed out and hanging on the wall.

Oh Yes Sir... :)


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Nov 29, 2008 01:03 |  #7

Celestial :)

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Nov 29, 2008 01:18 |  #8

I have a delema in which I have three and the reason they are my favorites is because they all represent my beautiful female family members.

1. My wife
2. My 3 nieces.

Sorry, I really tried to limit it to only one. I broke my own rules...




  
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Nov 29, 2008 01:18 |  #9

that aircraft photo is ridicolous




  
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Nov 29, 2008 01:18 |  #10

kevinf wrote in post #6777673 (external link)
Celestial :)

Very nice Kevin...

Now, tell us (please) why this shot is special to you?


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Nov 29, 2008 01:18 |  #11

And two more. Special because they are all family and they are the primary reason they are my all time favorites!




  
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Nov 29, 2008 01:39 |  #12

FlyingPhotog wrote in post #6777723 (external link)
Very nice Kevin...

Now, tell us (please) why this shot is special to you?

It was the very first photo I took with my new 40D and Bigma :)




  
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Nov 29, 2008 01:41 |  #13

kevinf wrote in post #6777789 (external link)
It was the very first photo I took with my new 40D and Bigma :)

Well there you go then...

JMO, but the point is to give some backstory on why the image matters...

Nicely done!


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Nov 29, 2008 01:42 |  #14

RandyMN wrote in post #6777726 (external link)
And two more. Special because they are all family and they are the primary reason they are my all time favorites!

Randy I can certainly see your dilema...

Beauties, all...

(Your wifes Christmas outfit is especially interesting)


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Nov 29, 2008 08:03 |  #15

That is really tough... I have two that rate in my favorite ever and not sure I can completely choose between them.
This one is currently my favorite

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But it replaced THIS (external link)

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