Wanna share your favorite shot of 2012 ?

Discussion in 'Portrait' started by nianys, Nov 29, 2012.

  1. nianys

    nianys TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 23, 2012
    How about sharing your favorite(s) shot(s) of 2012 ?
    I think keeping it up to 3 sounds about right ?

    Here are mine :

    This is a 16/9 shot, please click to view full shot



    Share yours !
  2. kevistopheles

    kevistopheles TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jun 18, 2012
  3. nianys

    nianys TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 23, 2012
    I too adore the doggy shot, it's priceless...
  4. Dioptrick

    Dioptrick TalkEmount All-Pro

    Feb 4, 2012
    New Zealand
    Cool idea for a end of the year thread, nianys.
    Here are my 3 favs for 2012...


    Dinghy at Dusk
    Tamron 24mm, f/8, 1/125 sec


    SEL18-55mm Zoom (20mm, f/8, 1/160 sec, with small HVL-F7S Flash)


    Cosmic Swan
    MIR-1 37mm (f/11, 1/125 sec) unedited SOOC
  5. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico
    wow amazing photos here, all are beautiful.

    Sony NEx7 and Minolta Rokkor 50mm F1.4
    Untitled by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr

    Sony NEX-F3 1/8 ƒ / 8 ISO 800 16 mm
    DSC00363 by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr

    Untitled by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr

    NEX-5N / Minolta Rokkor 50mm f1.7 1/125s ISO 200 f2.8
    The 237th Army Birthday by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr

    Nex5N 160 ƒ / 4 ISO 100 18 mm
    DSC02976 by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr

    Nex5n 1/40 ƒ / 9 ISO 100
    DSC04587 by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr
  6. Raul

    Raul TalkEmount Rookie

    Feb 11, 2012
    Chihuahua, Mexico
    DSC01773 copy.

    I was in a bit of a hurry because of the rain, didn't want mi NEX to get wet.
  7. eno789

    eno789 TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Jan 1, 2012
    NoCal, USA
    Wildflower "Shooting Stars", at Henry Coe State Park, Calfornia.
    Tokina AT-X 90mm f/2.5 macro
    <a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/zOXTEWBgKw2cGAgr3SURvOjXHw1ajP3TdWuy2N-g0RY?feat=embedwebsite">https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-H0xk7E1qPnc/T4uyTdLwXeI/AAAAAAAALNI/umkKFV4mucs/s640/DSC00079.jpg" /></a>

    San Francisco, Ghirardelli Square.
    Pentax Super Takumar 35mm f/3.5
    <table style="width:auto;"><tr><td><a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/AQ7Wxe4rajveX5M8saWn7c27SN4vR27eqdDpHwFRAJM?feat=embedwebsite">[ATTACH=full]27721[/ATTACH]"450" width="800" /></a></td></tr><tr><td style="font-family:arial,sans-serif; font-size:11px; text-align:right">From <a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/106236012710735055679/201209SF?authuser=0&feat=embedwebsite">2012-09 SF</a></td></tr></table>

    Lake Mary, near Mammoth Lakes, California
    Nikon Series E 75-150mm f/3.5
    <a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/S4O9eTNB50g0nLlQ-QOeZ0xy99Ou71QsMv0iYAQCPI4?feat=embedwebsite">[img]https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-AfJukKWOMQI/UHujc3X_YeI/AAAAAAAANRk/rb6EvNKAIoc/s800/DSC02562.jpg" /></a>

    NEX 5N definitely is my favorite camera of the year.
  8. Jefenator

    Jefenator TalkEmount Top Veteran Subscribing Member

    Nov 23, 2012
    Oregon, USA
    Okay I'll play!

    Favorite landscape:
    Pine Forest Range, Northern Nevada
    I drove 3000 miles through Nevada, Utah and Colorado this summer and wouldn't you know it - the best "keeper" happened within a tank of gas of home. Even stranger still, my favorite landscape got shot with a 50mm lens! (old pre-AI Nikkor-S 50/1.4)

    Favorite people shot:
    Robbie In Action
    This is my main musical employer and good friend, Robbie DaCosta. Canon FL55/1.2.

    Favorite home business product shot:
    Lapis/Turquoise Vase
    When conditions permit, I like to be spontaneous with my cataloging shots. Trying to shoot the product in a rapidly-shifting patch of sun, spontaneity is more than just allowed - it's required! I love heading outside with an armload of fresh wares and my Micro-Nikkor 105/2.8.

    If anyone's interested, I threw up a few more faves here:
    Best Of 2012 - jeffaddicott's Photos

    Attached Files:

  9. kevistopheles

    kevistopheles TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jun 18, 2012
    Wonderful stuff here
  10. Phoenix

    Phoenix TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Aug 25, 2011
    Melbourne, Australia
    Phoenix Gonzales



    All taken during the SiJ challenge early this year
  11. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012

    Wow!!! :thumbup:
  12. ChangshaNotes

    ChangshaNotes Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 15, 2012

    The Flower and the Bridge
    NEX 5N SEL 55-210 (ƒ5.6 ISO-100 133mm 1/400)


    The Bee
    NEX 5N SEL 55-210 (ƒ7.1 ISO-100 190mm 1/400)


    NEX 7 SEL 50 1.8 (ƒ2 ISO-100 50mm 1/160)
  13. kevistopheles

    kevistopheles TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jun 18, 2012
    That is insane (in a good way).
  14. nianys

    nianys TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 23, 2012
    Absolutely. This shot blows my mind.
  15. nianys

    nianys TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 23, 2012
    Freddytto the hand on leather shot is really powerful.
  16. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    Just a couple that I've liked so far this year. :)




  17. quezra

    quezra TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Aug 22, 2012
    Well here is my submission. It's not shot on NEX, but my old trusty point-and-shoot Samsung WB550 and still makes me wish I had a NEX. It's not a technically or even artistically good photo, and I sure as heck didn't know as much about photography then as I do now. I've had it printed on 4x6 and it's fine, but it probably could have been so much more with all that ISO grain. But it's my best shot of the year because it captures the moment I realised I was really, actually, finally, a dad. Simone's about 1 hour old in that photo :)

  18. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    It's not the gear, it's the content. Technical perfection & artistry in a pic is sometimes over rated. Forty years from now when you look at this pic it won't matter what the gear was, the memories it invokes will be what matters. :)
  19. Chuck Lawson

    Chuck Lawson TalkEmount Regular

    Nov 23, 2012
    Dallas area
    I could look at this all day and never run out of new things to like about it.
  20. nianys

    nianys TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 23, 2012
    I agree, and actually this is one of a very few shots that had me considering NEX in the very first place !!!
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