Winner - Dgrin Photo Of The Year 2005

AndyAndy BicameralNew YorkRegistered Users Posts: 50,154 Major grins
edited February 6, 2006 in The Big Picture
The voting is over and the Dgrin members have chosen:

In Your Face by Lynnma
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as DGRIN PHOTO OF THE YEAR FOR 2005!

Congratulations Lynnma :clap :clap :clap

And may I say, thank you to all who entered. :bow :bow :bow great photos.

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  • DJ-S1DJ-S1 Life is good! Registered Users Posts: 2,303 Major grins
    edited January 9, 2006
    YAY! clap.gif Way to go Lynn, well deserved!
  • DavidTODavidTO Mod Emeritus Thousand Oaks, CARegistered Users, Retired Mod Posts: 19,160 Major grins
    edited January 9, 2006
    Lynn, I've always loved that shot. Way to go!

    All the finalists: fantastic, what a great set!
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  • DoctorItDoctorIt vrooom! Administrators Posts: 11,948 moderator
    edited January 9, 2006
    Nice Lynnie. I still want to see the 'after' shot. nod.gif
    Erik
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  • rahmonsterrahmonster Bubbly Think Tank Registered Users Posts: 1,376 Major grins
    edited January 9, 2006
    clap.gifWay to go Lynnma, this is a great picture. Well deserved out of an excellent bunch of entriesthumb.gif
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  • GREAPERGREAPER Major grins Registered Users Posts: 3,113 Major grins
    edited January 9, 2006
    Congrats. It is an amazing shot.
  • snapapplesnapapple Major grins Registered Users Posts: 2,093 Major grins
    edited January 9, 2006
    Congratulations Lynn, this is a unique shot! Truly deserving of a "Picture of the Year" honor. clap.gifclapclap.gif
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  • windozewindoze a life long newbie Registered Users Posts: 2,830 Major grins
    edited January 9, 2006
    a super big congrats on a well deserved win! It really is an amzing shot... !


    all my best,
    troy
  • AndyAndy Bicameral New YorkRegistered Users Posts: 50,154 Major grins
    edited January 9, 2006
    windoze wrote:
    a super big congrats on a well deserved win! It really is an amzing shot... !


    all my best,
    troy

    Always the bridesmaid, eh Troy lol3.gif
    FWIW, "Saving Ryan's Privates" ought to be a centerfold in SI.
  • 4labs4labs Major grins Registered Users Posts: 2,089 Major grins
    edited January 9, 2006
    Congrats Lynma! An amazing photograph.
  • lynnesitelynnesite Horses of Courses Registered Users Posts: 747 Major grins
    edited January 9, 2006
    Mega-congrats, Lynn! Has it all, great stock piece! Troy, I agree with Andy, that's the p-j shot of the year!

    Lynneclap.gif
  • aero-nutaero-nut It's been a while. Registered Users Posts: 693 Major grins
    edited January 9, 2006
  • davevdavev Getting older by the day Registered Users Posts: 3,116 Major grins
    edited January 9, 2006
    I told ya this was the one to beat.

    Congrats.
    dave.

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  • TristanPTristanP Major grins Registered Users Posts: 1,107 Major grins
    edited January 9, 2006
    Andy wrote:
    "Saving Ryan's Privates" ought to be a centerfold in SI.

    Agreed and congrats to Lynn. That's always been a favorite of mine.
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  • kudbegudkudbegud Major grins Registered Users Posts: 190 Major grins
    edited January 9, 2006
  • ginger_55ginger_55 Crazy Creek Babe Registered Users Posts: 8,416 Major grins
    edited January 9, 2006
    That shot has legs, Lynn! Great going, congratulations! How is the snow this year??

    ginger
    After all is said and done, it is the sweet tea.
  • David_S85David_S85 Spotter of Dgrin Spam and Oddities ChicagolandAdministrators Posts: 12,620 moderator
    edited January 9, 2006
    Yup
    That was a winner as soon as the shutter was tripped.

    Does she know it won???
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  • aporiaaporia Major grins Registered Users Posts: 145 Major grins
    edited January 9, 2006
    Great shot. Well deserved! Congrats. thumb.gifthumb
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  • ruttrutt Cave canem! Registered Users Posts: 6,511 Major grins
    edited January 9, 2006
    Hooray! I knew when you first posted it that it would win. IMHO, it really was the best entry and among the very very best of any picture I saw last year on dgrin.
    If not now, when?
  • annnna8888annnna8888 Slovenian Support Her0 SloveniaRegistered Users, Super Moderators Posts: 934 SmugMug Employee
    edited January 10, 2006
    Congratulations, Lynnma! Great timing and great catch. I would love to see what happened a split second later though. :D

    Great contest - so many good pictures to choose from!clap.gif

    Ana
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  • digital faeriedigital faerie One frame at a time Registered Users Posts: 667 Major grins
    edited January 10, 2006
    YAY Lynn! Way to go girlie! clap.gif
  • marlofmarlof trying to focus Registered Users Posts: 1,833 Major grins
    edited January 10, 2006
    Congrats, Lynn!
    enjoy being here while getting there
  • DeeDee Major grins Registered Users Posts: 2,981 Major grins
    edited January 10, 2006
    Congratulations!
    I think more than the incoming snowball is that grin on the snowball thrower's face! So did it miss you? The snowball?:): :): :): :): :):
  • ivarivar I'd be happy with a cookie Registered Users Posts: 8,395 Major grins
    edited January 10, 2006
    Dee wrote:
    I think more than the incoming snowball is that grin on the snowball thrower's face! So did it miss you? The snowball?:): :): :): :): :):

    Hehehehe, i was wondering the same thing actually....
    Whether the snowball was a miss or hit, the photo definitely is a hit thumb.gif congrats!

    Ivar.
  • tmlphototmlphoto Looking for sweet light! Registered Users Posts: 1,444 Major grins
    edited January 10, 2006
    Congrats Lynn. Great shot!
    Thomas :D

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  • lr1811lr1811 Corpus Christi, TX Registered Users Posts: 363 Major grins
    edited January 11, 2006
    congrats!!!
    Great Shot and congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • lynnmalynnma Moddess Emeritus Homosassa, Florida (Paradise)Registered Users, Retired Mod Posts: 5,163
    edited January 25, 2006
    HEY!!!! I JUST GOT BACK FROM THE DESERT AND I WON THE PHOTO OF THE YEAR?????????????????????????????????? YOU GOTTA BE KIDDIN ME...
    ALL THOSE WONDERFUL SHOTS AND I WON?????
    I'm touched and honored and thanks everyone who voted for me. As I said when that shot got a Kodak photo of the day "my one moment of fame" and I think that will be the only decent shot I may ever takerolleyes1.gif thanks again everyone and congratulations to all the other entries that were amazing and should have won.iloveyou.gif
  • Steve CaviglianoSteve Cavigliano SmugFlash Super Moderators Posts: 3,599 moderator
    edited February 6, 2006
    lynnma wrote:
    HEY!!!! I JUST GOT BACK FROM THE DESERT AND I WON THE PHOTO OF THE YEAR?????????????????????????????????? YOU GOTTA BE KIDDIN ME...
    ALL THOSE WONDERFUL SHOTS AND I WON?????
    I'm touched and honored and thanks everyone who voted for me. As I said when that shot got a Kodak photo of the day "my one moment of fame" and I think that will be the only decent shot I may ever takerolleyes1.gif thanks again everyone and congratulations to all the other entries that were amazing and should have won.iloveyou.gif

    Congrats Lynn clap.gifclap.gif

    As I've always said, I'd trade all my Egret and Night Heron shots, for that one rolleyes1.gif Even if this is the only great shot you'll ever take (and I highly doubt that), at least ya got one thumb.gif

    Outstanding and my all-time fav in the banner too :D

    Steve
    SmugMug Support Hero
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