I took this with my backup camera and lens because Ellen dumped her milk on my good camera, so it was in the shop. Seeing what I could get with less than my best equipment, knowing what I was doing with the settings, really is enlightening.
I can't have a post about favorite picture without including my true favorite of the year, taken by my dear friend Shannon aka jsbb123. You can see more of her photos on flickr. I could just stare at it all day long and plan to have her make a huge print for me one of these days!
If you'd like to see more of my favorites on flickr, you can view
What's your favorite photo of 2008?