Sunday, 22 December 2013

Picture This #231 ~ Favorite Photos Of 2013

Let me try this again. Here are my shots that I like from this year.

First is the one shot the other day with the setting sun over the basin.
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Having fun on the beach.
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Friends at sea
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And the last, was from the beginning of 2013, January 1st and the polar plunge.
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Merry Christmas everyone. Be safe during the holidays.


Picture This # 231 ~ Favorite Photos Of 2013

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PICTURE THIS #231 ~ FAVOURITE PHOTOS OF 2013

Time to thank you, Mitch, for having been governing this challenging boat, always with a great enthusiasm that spreads to all of us who regularly take part in this fantastic weekly photo challenge.

The following five photos (all taken in Portugal) are some of my favourites, though I can't justify by words why they are... It's always easier to explain why we don't like than why we like, isn't it?

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A scene at the Flea Market (Lisbon) (February)
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Horse-riding - something I can't do... (August)
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Something I love doing... (December)
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Stork in the south of Portugal (December)
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Merry Christmas
and
A VERY HAPPY 2014!

Saturday, 21 December 2013

PT CCXXXI ~ Favourite Photos Of 2013

Great theme Mitch. You have done a great job re-creating the PT group here on Blogger. Here are my fav shots of 2013.
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Taken with my cell one afternoon on the way home from work.
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The world's largest container ship, hailing from Copenhagen, Denmark.
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From a visit to the new aquarium museum called Blue Planet, Copenhagen.
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Picture This #231 ~ Favourite Photos Of 2013


We made it in spite of a Multiply collapse  we are still together in Blogger. Yes Mitch you can really be proud of this group. Sending season's greetings to Cymru even if you are a Brummie.


So here are the photos of the Angloswiss cockney. My style seems to have gone through a little change this year and I have discovered my love for stuff out of the box a bit.

I will start with something from the Christmas season. The candles are ours and my neighbour always lends me her father Christmas for the seasonal days.

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I have discovered the hang to something completely different. Shadows fascinate me and my camera. The sun shining through a chairback.
Shadows in the kitchen

I shot this one in the cellar one evening when filling the washing machine.
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This is what frost looks like when it discovers the pampas
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I had to bring this one, otherwise she would have been disappointed. Just the torture of choice
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So that's that for 2013. Wishing everyone a nice relaxing time and see you all on the flip side next year.


Picture This #231 ~ Favorite Photos Of 2013

Wishing all my Picture This friends a very merry holiday season.

These are 5 of my favorite pictures taken in 2013; I think some may be repeats, maybe most. But that is why they are favorites.

Every picture tells a story
Every story is a star
Every star is someone dreaming
Every dream tells who we are.
~Benni~

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Where I would always like to be, the corner of Beach Road and Sunset Drive.

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A ketch, or sailboat with 2 masts.

Pelican and spray
Pelican beyond the surf

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Bishop's Hat, a small wildflower of the northern woods.

Many thanks to Mitch for all his work in keeping our ship afloat.




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THIS HAS BEEN A GREAT YEAR FOR OUR GROUP, LOVED ALL THE WONDERFUL SHOTS AND THANKS ALL FOR VIEWING MY SHOTS.
THANKS MITCH FOR ALL YOUR WORK.
HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL.


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Picture This #231 ~ Favourite Photos Of 2013

Hi all seasons greetings

Here are a few of my favorite shots of 2013.

This was a major challenge considering the many thousands of shots I took this year.

Picking 5 was daunting to say the least, so in the end I picked 5 that caught my eye as I went through my folders for each month of the year to give me a representation for each season. 

I hope you enjoy my choices, bAZ;)

New Year with Marci at Stonehenge
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Spring: Spring lambs
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Summer: Emperor Dragonfly
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Autumn: Road-trip with Marci Kentucky and Tennessee 
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That's my Five shots, but the year would not be complete with out Winter.

So a January shot for December! 

Seasons Greetings Wishing you a Very Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year to all our friends at Picture This
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Picture This #231 ~ Favourite Photos Of 2013

Hi everyone, this is Mitch, and I'll be your host for the final challenge of 2013. 'Picture This' will be taking a break for Christmas, so no theme will be posted on Saturday 28th December. We'll be back to normal on Saturday 4th January. 

I wanted to avoid what everyone else is doing at this time of year, namely a Christmas theme, so instead I'm asking you to share some of your favourite photos you took in 2013. You can post up to 5 photos if you wish. 

**** IMPORTANT NOTE***
If you use Flickr, when you go to grab the HTML code for each photo, please note there are now THREE options: 'Embed', 'HTML' and 'BBcode'. Mine had defaulted to 'Embed', had to change it back to 'HTML'. If you leave it set at 'Embed' it'll embed the set the photo is in, or even your photostream (you'll know if it has coz each photo will have forward/back arrows on either side of it).

Here are mine:

1) A Chaffinch, taken during my annual Spring trip to Bosherston Lily Ponds.
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2) Sleepy Meerkat, at Manor House Wildlife Park
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3) Abandoned Hopi dwelling, Wupatki National Monument, Arizona
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4) Calendula, taken at Aberglasny Gardens, Wales
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5) Bumblebee on an Echinacea flower, Stackpole Mencap Gardens, Wales.
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