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Featured Forum Thread: 'Post Your Three Favorite Images of 2012'

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by KVG, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. KVG

    KVG Banned User

    May 10, 2011
    yyc(Calgary, AB)
    Kelly Gibbons
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    BAXTING Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 5, 2012
    Los Angeles SFV, CA
    Great idea!
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  3. woof

    woof Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Oct 18, 2011
    The present.
    Spring: Center Church on the New Haven (Connecticut) Green. This was taken from the highest window above the belfry in North church. EP3 with 9-18mm @ 9mm

    E-PL2       9mm    f/6.3    1/1250s    ISO 200

    Summer: Lake Champlain, Vermont. Colchester Point, where we usually take a camp for a week in August. KVG did not specify that it HAD to be Mu43... this is my Lumix FZ150. I just love the colors this camera renders.


    Autumn: I have campaigned this a little here, so this should be familiar. A small lake near to where I live. Stopped one morning this fall when I knew the clouds, colors and the mist might yield a keeper. EP3 with Lumix 7-14mm @ 7mm.

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  4. olboss

    olboss New to Mu-43

    Feb 26, 2012
    Great idea!

    Winter in Zurich (E-M5 + Pentax 110 20-40 auto)

    Autumn in Brooklyn (E-PL1 + kit zoom)

    Spring in Zurich (E-M5 + Takumar 50 1.4)
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  5. jloden

    jloden Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 15, 2012
    Hunterdon County, NJ
    I almost didn't participate in this thread just because I didn't think I could possibly narrow down 3 favorites :biggrin:

    These are my 3 favorite shots of 2012, taken with m4/3 - not necessarily my most popular or even my best work maybe, but the ones I like best. Most interesting to me was that while there were a handful others that I could have chosen equally, a large percentage of my absolute favorites are all B&W shots.

    GX1 + 12mm f/2.0
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/30940068@N02/7594119734/" title="Untitled by jloden, on Flickr"> 7594119734_b5d2d13eb5_c. "800" height="601" alt="Untitled"></a>

    GX1 + 12-35mm
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/30940068@N02/7891905320/" title="Golden Grounds by jloden, on Flickr"> 7891905320_9e48d7d508_c. "800" height="601" alt="Golden Grounds"></a>

    GX1 + PL 25mm
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/30940068@N02/7861284822/" title="Resurrection Bay by jloden, on Flickr"> 7861284822_07a9c61e7d_c. "800" height="601" alt="Resurrection Bay"></a>
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  6. newbert

    newbert Mu-43 Veteran

    Jul 22, 2012
    Glens Falls, NY
    Here are 3 of mine (in no particular order):

    1. Sunrise in Lancaster County, PA
    View attachment 248856

    2. Fly Fishing on the Schroon River, Adirondack Park, NY
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    3. OK - so this one's heavily photoshopped - but I like it anyway because it involved the use of fill flash which I was trying for the first time.
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  7. elavon

    elavon Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 1, 2012
    Tel Aviv Israel
    Here are my 3.

    1. This photo was taken at Paris’s Grand Palais, Paris during the Daniel Buren color project.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/73403162@N00/8112130248/" title="P1020097-Edit-Edit.jpg by Ehud Lavon, on Flickr"> 8112130248_1b1dd3190c_b. "1024" height="768" alt="P1020097-Edit-Edit.jpg"></a>

    2. this one was hard to take because of the low light condition.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/ehudlavon/8324629019/" title="P1020171 by Ehud Lavon, on Flickr"> 8324629019_74343b0e14_b. "1024" height="834" alt="P1020171"></a>

    3. I took this one with the sun in front of me. In the editing I have succeded to remove the milky cast from the photo.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/73403162@N00/8286776029/" title="P1080561-Edit-Edit.jpg by Ehud Lavon, on Flickr"> 8286776029_ab96f17d48_b. "1024" height="768" alt="P1080561-Edit-Edit.jpg"></a>
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  8. Livnius

    Livnius Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jul 7, 2011
    Melbourne. Australia
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  9. foxtail1

    foxtail1 Science geek & photo nut Subscribing Member

    Dec 30, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
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  10. josh

    josh Mu-43 Regular

    Sep 17, 2010
    Livnius, I don't like "bird pictures" but that picture of a bird is amazing.



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  11. spatulaboy

    spatulaboy I'm not really here Subscribing Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    North Carolina
    This is an awesome thread. Amazing work from everyone! We should do this every month (Your best shots of January, etc) because I'm having a hard time narrowing down a whole years worth of photos to three!
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  12. spatulaboy

    spatulaboy I'm not really here Subscribing Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    North Carolina
    1. I really like this because it combines both of my passions. I love action photography and I was really proud of myself for this capture. Did I mention it's a self portrait?
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/vftsai/6926050432/" title="Self Portrait on Bike by Vincent-F-Tsai, on Flickr"> 6926050432_e080945d9d_c. "600" height="800" alt="Self Portrait on Bike"></a>

    2. I love macro photography. This was a result of patience, skill, and luck.
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/vftsai/8021894027/" title="Painted Lady by Vincent-F-Tsai, on Flickr"> 8021894027_a566b57afe_c. "800" height="600" alt="Painted Lady"></a>

    3. I'm an artist.
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/vftsai/7287495242/" title="Come out and play by Vincent-F-Tsai, on Flickr"> 7287495242_f6de4b1a5c_c. "800" height="600" alt="Come out and play"></a>
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  13. Ray Sachs

    Ray Sachs Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Apr 17, 2010
    Near Philadephila
    There's a similar thread over on Serious Compacts, so maybe I'll limit myself to three m43 shots here and three shots from other gear over there. I couldn't possibly pick three from the whole year, but these are the three that caught my eye today - tomorrow it might be another three altogether...

    I did a lot of non-street work with m43 this year, but I use it a LOT for street shooting (the OMD and EPL5 are as good as it gets for my style of street photography, and the EPL3 wasn't far behind), so here are two New York City street shots with the 12mm and one candid family portrait type of shot of my older sis with the 75mm.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/20889767@N05/7116627787/" title="NYC 4/26/12 by ramboorider1, on Flickr"> 7116627787_80e7c49f8b_c. "800" height="800" alt="NYC 4/26/12"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/20889767@N05/6926252658/" title="NYC 4/12/12 by ramboorider1, on Flickr"> 6926252658_53f880c7d0_b. "1024" height="679" alt="NYC 4/12/12"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/20889767@N05/8217426011/" title="Thanksgiving Oly-148-Edit by ramboorider1, on Flickr"> 8217426011_3d86a1b80b_b. "1024" height="768" alt="Thanksgiving Oly-148-Edit"></a>

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  14. MajorMagee

    MajorMagee Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 24, 2011
    Dayton, OH
    Way too many that turned out great to pick just three, but here goes.



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  15. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    This thread is ripe for a "µ4/3.com Year In Pictures" publishing :cool: 
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  16. luiztakei

    luiztakei Mu-43 Regular

    Dec 13, 2012
    All my pictures were taken in Montréal, Canada.

    I like the simple lines and (of course) the man on this photo.
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/28003157@N04/8129619271/" title="Bus stop by Luiz Takei, on Flickr"> 8129619271_2d0a72522e_c. "800" height="489" alt="Bus stop"></a>

    This photo was taken during a snow storm.
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/28003157@N04/8316904964/" title="Marching through winter by Luiz Takei, on Flickr"> 8316904964_be0029120e_c. "534" height="800" alt="Marching through winter"></a>

    I was given this wonderful opportunity the day after the storm.
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/28003157@N04/8323552076/" title="Waiting for You by Luiz Takei, on Flickr"> 8323552076_c33bd6bb25_c. "800" height="534" alt="Waiting for You"></a>

    Happy 2013 everyone! :smile:
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  17. emoslaughter

    emoslaughter Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 9, 2011
    Cleveland Ohio
    Douglas French
    man...that's a tough question!

    Awesome work to all!

    Paris street
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/douglasfrench/7213560000/" title="Paris 2012-350-2.jpg by douglasfrench66, on Flickr"> 7213560000_919903c0f7_b. "1024" height="768" alt="Paris 2012-350-2.jpg"></a>

    The Black Madonna of Chartres
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/douglasfrench/7213430650/" title="The Black Madonna of Chartres by douglasfrench66, on Flickr"> 7213430650_79486860d1_b. "768" height="1024" alt="The Black Madonna of Chartres"></a>

    Iron Maiden
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/douglasfrench/7505002236/" title="Iron Maiden-390.jpg by douglasfrench66, on Flickr"> 7505002236_2cc44e7ef7_b. "1024" height="682" alt="Iron Maiden-390.jpg"></a>
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  18. rdearth53

    rdearth53 Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 4, 2012
    Wadsworth, Ohio
    1) A candid portrait of my friend when she was visiting one day.

    PA164569 by rdearth53, on Flickr

    2) A portrait of my dad. I really like how the colors turned out.

    P6223682.jpg by rdearth53, on Flickr

    3) My favorite picture of my cat, Moose, so far!

    P3231401 by rdearth53, on Flickr

    Sadly, I didn't get my E-PM2 until the last three weeks or so of the year, so these are all shot with my E-PL2. It definitely served me well, though!
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