Show us your favourite picture..

Discussion in 'Other Genres' started by Al., Jun 27, 2013.

  1. Al.

    Al. Mu-43 Veteran

    Jul 3, 2010
    Hull, East Yorkshire, UK
    Show us your favourite picture, the best in your opinion you have ever taken, and why its so special for you. Portrait , landscape ,pet, whatever

    Start with my favourite , it was my grand daughters 2nd trip to the seaside, every thing fell into place , the light, clouds, reflections , of all I took that day, this is my favourite. Taken with GF1 with p20mm

  2. CarlG

    CarlG Mu-43 Regular

    Jun 6, 2013
    Tampa, FL
    My favorite, ever.....

    This was one very lucky morning in the Tetons, back in 2009. It was the morning I had hoped for in my numerous years of visiting the park. It has also garnered me many print requests and some good $$$. :) 

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  3. GaryAyala

    GaryAyala Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    Hard to pick a favorite because my best stuff doesn't belong to me. I do like this shot.

  4. Livnius

    Livnius Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jul 7, 2011
    Melbourne. Australia
    For me, it has to be this shot.
    This is my brother David, my 'baby' brother 16 years younger than myself. We 'lost' David for about 2 years, literally lost him, the damned crazy kid got himself caught up in the worst things you could imagine and for 2 years we didn't know all that much...least of all his whereabouts. Suffice to say, the family thought it would all end one day with a knock on the door by the police. You could imagine then the hysterical scenes in my parents house when it was David that knocked carrying a gym bag with his clothes. David now runs his own painting business working 6 days a week, plays local football, has been bitten by my passion for snowboarding and has an awesome girlfriend. A scenario we never thought possible a few years back.

    This shot was taken about 3 months after he came back.
    I don't know if I'll ever take a photo that means more to me than this.

    Brother. by Livnius, on Flickr
  5. elavon

    elavon Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 1, 2012
    Tel Aviv Israel
    This photo is my favourite this days, i like it because it reflects the joy of the little girl with a very good framing of the waves and the surrounding.

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  6. colbycheese

    colbycheese Mu-43 Veteran

    May 1, 2012
    Way up there.
    This was one of the first shots i took with the PL 25. Not the greatest shot but it's my favorite. I can't get over all of the details this lens captures wide open.

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  7. wonglp

    wonglp Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 28, 2011
    My kids are the reason for my passion in photography and still is. :smile:

  8. s0nus

    s0nus Mu-43 Veteran

    Dec 13, 2010
    I too am a big brother.

    After reading this description, scrolling down, and seeing the shot, and seeing the tattoo, I got the chills / goosebumps.

    I want to look you in the eyes and give you a firm shake of your hand, but alas, we're separated by oceans and electrons.
  9. Splitprism

    Splitprism Mu-43 Regular

    May 10, 2013
    Rio Grande, Brazil
    Favorite one I took yesterday.

  10. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011

  11. monk3y

    monk3y Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 14, 2013
    in The Cloud...
    I think this is one of my favorite shot... took this with my first DSLR though. 500D + 18-270mm

    Boracay, Philippines Sunset
    View attachment 287153
  12. Bhupinder2002

    Bhupinder2002 Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    My daughter .. I wish she was in focus too but it did print it big

  13. fransglans

    fransglans Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 12, 2012
    very hard to decide on this one... but I choosed this. Love the cold feeling and the model look from my daughter :) 
    Ep3 and P20

  14. Bangonthedoortwice

    Bangonthedoortwice Mu-43 Regular

    Oct 14, 2012
    I was really inspired by a local photographer by her images of moving clouds, almost paint like and that lead me into some minimalistic abstract art which i am very grateful for.

    I got frost bite that evening on my fingers because this was shot at -4 to -6 around 8pm in heavy sleet/snow just as i got sent home from work with a back injury. I had to hop back and fourth to check the long exposure then back to the shelter and eventually i had to stop because i couldn't see, feel my fingers or operate the EM5 anymore. I got a few good images that evening and this was my favourite.

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  15. Livnius

    Livnius Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jul 7, 2011
    Melbourne. Australia

    Thanks mate, appreciate it.

    Wow, talk about suffering for ones art. Brilliant image, certainly one to be proud of....I sure would be.
  16. sigamy

    sigamy Mu-43 Regular

    Dec 4, 2012
  17. MajorMagee

    MajorMagee Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 24, 2011
    Dayton, OH
    Not fair to make me choose from the dozens that qualify as my "favorite". The more I look the more I find...

    This one of my youngest son in his first Tux, just gives me the feeling that you get from the James Bond or Rat Pack style of being cool. The expressions of everyone else really sets him apart. In the years since this was take his stage presence has just grown and grown when he's performing. Our older kids were just as capable in their own ways but none of them felt comfortable in the limelight.

  18. David A

    David A Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 30, 2011
    Brisbane, Australia
    I think for me it may be this one, taken on one of my afternoon walks around my local neighbourhood. This dead tree is in a park and this was taken from around a block away, shooting so that the bottom of the frame was above the roofline of the houses between me and the park. Highly selective framing hides the fact that this was actually taken in the middle of suburbia.

    Essentially it's a mood shot. I was after the sky which was darkening with a storm coming in, I think it arrived around half an hour later, and the processing accentuates that sense of impending storm. I like the gradation in the clouds and also the light on the dead tree which I did not tinker with, it just came up that way as I worked on the sky.

    I have a thing for images with a limited colour palette and a muted tonal range, and this shot has both of those things going for it.


    E-M5 with the Olympus 17mm F/1.8
  19. sigamy

    sigamy Mu-43 Regular

    Dec 4, 2012
    Any post processing on this? Or is that 17mm just that sharp?
  20. ranxoren

    ranxoren Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Apr 22, 2013
    Toronto, ON
    My favorite:

    P5260082 by OT Kammah, on Flickr

    There's just something about this man. After taking the picture I spent a few minutes chatting with him and he just had such a young soul and one of the best outlooks I've ever experienced!
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