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The January 1 Theme is, as Always, "Photograph of the Year"

If it was too easy, can an image still qualify as your "Photograph of the Year"? Does effort factor in? What if it was not taken in the city where your City Daily Photo blog is located?

On vacation in East Africa in August, my safari vehicle came upon a couple of lions lying around not far from the road. We stopped and watched for a while. Soon a male stood up, yawned and then struck a perfect pose in silhouette, which he held for ten or twenty seconds. Hard to miss. Click.
For CDP purposes I will find one taken in my city, but to illustrate the point, here he is.

On January 1, welcome the new year with your best or favorite photograph from 2017.


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January 2017 Theme: Photo of the Year

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