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Twelve from 17

In addition of producing a yearend slideshow of my top 52 favorite photos from 2017, I also made a list of my top 12 pictures. Why 12? One for each month of the year but unlike the slideshow, each of the top 12 represents an actual month.  ______________________________________  January 11: I was driving down La [...]

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12 from ’16

In addition to my 52 favorite photos slideshow, I’ve also compiled shorter yearend lists over the last several years. Top 10 lists are popular but they can be a bit limiting. if you had several great photos in just a month or two, that would leave the rest of the year unrepresented. That could be [...]

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12 from 14

There is a natural tendency for us to take a look back at the old year before boldly stepping into the new one and I guess I’m no different in that. This the time of year for top 10 lists of this, that or the other thing of events that happened in 2014. It’s not [...]

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12 for ’12

“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning, but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” Hal Borland For the past few years I’ve complied my top 12 photos of the year, a favorite from each month of the year. It’s easier said than done. Each year I [...]

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2010′s top 12

“Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across the snow: The year is going, let him go; Ring out the false, ring in the true.” –   Alfred Lord Tennyson, Ring Out, Wild Bells The end of the end and the beginning of the beginning is here. This is the time of [...]

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The year in pictures: Numbers

The end of the year is a time of reflection, and many news organizations (including The Record) compile their lists of the stories that were the most important over the previous years. Usually it comes down to the top 10. It’s a nice round number, I do it myself in my monthly review of pictures. [...]

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