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theme day: january 2008: best photo of 2007

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the 1st day of every month, is theme day at city daily photo blog . the theme for january 2008 is "best photo of the year 2007".

i chose this photo, originally posted on 27th november 2007: flying high
didn't choose it as much for the photography skill per se, but rather for the subject: the sheer number of spots that this photo captures. for a complete description of the photo see flying high

some other photographs that i judge to be close winners are here:
all set, and ready to go; city lights; on the median and rock and water

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photoblogs from 118 other cities are participating in this theme too. click the links to travel around the world, what better way to spend the first day of the new year. happy 2008!

Paris, France - London, England - Hyde, UK - West Sacramento (CA), USA - Grenoble, France - Stockholm, Sweden - Riga, Latvia - Saint Paul (MN), USA - Manila, Philippines - Silver Spring (MD), USA - Weston (FL), USA - Prague, Czech Republic - New Orleans (LA), USA - Wichita (KS), USA - Cleveland (OH), USA - San Francisco (CA), USA - Hobart (Tasmania), Australia - Greenville (SC), USA - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Menton, France - Monte Carlo, Monaco - Mainz, Germany - Melbourne, Australia - Portland (OR), USA - Albuquerque (NM), USA - Wassenaar (ZH), Netherlands - Kyoto, Japan - Tokyo, Japan - Toulouse, France - Naples (FL), USA - Jakarta, Indonesia - Brussels, Belgium - Stayton (OR), USA - Selma (AL), USA - Mexico City, Mexico - Ocean Township (NJ), USA - Minneapolis (MN), USA - Port Angeles (WA), USA - Toruń, Poland - Fort Lauderdale (FL), USA - Budapest, Hungary - Baziège, France - Nashville (TN), USA - Saint Louis (MO), USA - Cottage Grove (MN), USA - Chicago (IL), USA - Prescott (AZ), USA - Bellefonte (PA), USA - Nottingham, UK - Moscow, Russia - Philadelphia (PA), USAEvry, France - Trujillo, Peru - Arlington (VA), USA - Denpasar, Indonesia - American Fork (UT), USA - Seattle (WA), USA - Chandler (AZ), USA - Coral Gables (FL), USA - Montpellier, France - Joplin (MO), USA - Pilisvörösvár, Hungary - Crystal Lake (IL), USA - Bucaramanga (Santander), Colombia - Boston (MA), USA - Torun, Poland - New York City (NY), USA - Dunedin (FL), USA - Quincy (MA), USA - Stavanger, Norway - Chateaubriant, France - Maple Ridge (BC), Canada - Jackson (MS), USA - Wailea (HI), USA - Port Elizabeth, South Africa - Budapest, Hungary - Austin (TX), USA - Montréal (QC), Canada - Cypress (TX), USA - Bicheno, Australia - Wrocław, Poland - Brookville (OH), USA - Minneapolis (MN), USA - Nelson, New Zealand - Cheltenham, UK - Wellington, New Zealand - Rabaul, Papua New Guinea - Mumbai (Maharashtra), India - London, UK - Haninge, Sweden - Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation - Arradon, France - Jefferson City (MO), USA - Orlando (FL), USA - Mumbai, India - Terrell (TX), USA - Bogor, Indonesia - Delta (CO), USA - Radonvilliers, France - Saigon, Vietnam - San Diego (CA), USA - Adelaide (SA), Australia - Belgrade, Serbia - Auckland, New Zealand - Seguin (TX), USA - Inverness (IL), USA - Oslo, Norway - Singapore, Singapore - Las Vegas (NV), USANew York City (NY), USA - Anderson (SC), USA - Torino, Italy - Susanville (CA), USA - San Diego (CA), USA - Sharon (CT), USA - Melbourne, Australia - Port Vila, Vanuatu - Memphis (Tennessee), USA
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21 reactions:

Michael said...

What a great shot for your "Best of" selection! I know I need to get to Mumbai one day, and I'm sure to look at your photos first. Happy 2008!

Jilly said...

this is a stunning aerial shot. So much to see and so clear.

Thanks so much for comments on Monte Carlo DP. I haven't got Photoshop and am not sure I'd know quite what to do if I had it. I use Picasa but I suppose that can't do the same thing? Thanks a lot. Probably time I took a look at Photoshop. i know so many use it.

Happy new Year to you.

Jim said...

A great picture.

Olivier said...

une superbe vue, bravo. Mes meilleurs voeux en cette année 2008.
A superb view, bravo. My best wishes in the year 2008.

alice said...

Beautiful shot. Happy New Year from Arradon, Bonne et heureuse année!

Mo said...

Excellent choice, wishing you a Happy New Year!

Eric said...

Bravo, c'est une très belle photo. Thank you for taking part in the City Daily Photo community, I know it's very time consuming. Bonne année de Paris.

Southern Heart said...

That's an amazing photo!

Happy New Year,

Andrea

Hyde DP said...

excellent choice for the theme

Hyderabad Daily Photo said...

wow, that is a great photo. Indeed a great selection. I read your description of it under the original posting and it is wonderful. I am surprised that you were able to shoot this photo on a commercial flight - I mean it has a lot of details.

Wish you a happy New Year!

quintarantino said...

Saw you on Jules... man, this is an amazing blog. Gee... ... SECRETS ...

Dusty Lens said...

Wow, this is a great view! happy new year!

Rambling Round said...

This one definitely ranks way "Up there!" Happy New Year!

Neva said...

A very nice shot.

lachezar said...

Breathtaking aerial! Awesome!
Happy New 2008!

Cheers

pusa said...

great photo and an apt choice
happy new year

• Eliane • said...

Wow-wow-wow!!! What an incredible view!
If you put it on Flickr, you could add little notes and navigate us through all the details. Kind of a geography crash course. ;)
A very Happy New Year from New York City! May 2008 bring you lots of satisfaction and hapiness. And many more breathtaking views!

PaB said...

Wow ! High very high.
I really like it.
Happy new year and long life to your blog.

Joy said...

Wow, great shot. It must have been such a challenge taking this photo.

I look forward to visiting your blog more often this 2008. And you're welcome to mine, too! For some reason, my link was not included in the participating blogs for the 1st of January 2008 theme day. Sorry I wasn't able to visit your blog sooner. I was in transit the whole of yesterday. I am now back in Norwich after the most fantabulous time at home in Manila.

Happy New Year to you and everyone you hold dear!


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Lynette said...

Fantastic choice for your monthly theme day photo.

Matthieu said...

Congratulations for this stunning shot. Season's greetings and successful shots for 2008 !

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