Sharing moments in time…

Weekly Photo Challenge: My 2012 in Pictures


I wouldn’t say that these are my “best” but they are all photos that I love and that capture the local inhabitants of places we went this year.  Happy New Years to all!

35 responses

  1. That little baby seal is adorable… Great post!!

    December 28, 2012 at 9:19 am

    • Thanks Kim! Seals of any age are fascinating to me but the pups always steal the show.

      December 29, 2012 at 9:11 am

  2. You obviously had many wonderful adventures in 2012!!!! Happy New Year to you and yours Scott.

    December 28, 2012 at 10:52 am

    • Cheryl,
      Same back at you! Already looking forward to our next set of discoveries….

      December 29, 2012 at 9:12 am

  3. Wonderful. Thanks for sharing.

    December 28, 2012 at 12:35 pm

  4. Beautiful wildlife photos! And I think the one from Nice qualifies as its own sort of wild life.

    December 28, 2012 at 3:00 pm

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  8. A great look back! Thanks, Scott!

    December 28, 2012 at 8:56 pm

    • Thanks Cathy – Hope your holidays are going well and that you have a happy and healthy new year!

      December 29, 2012 at 9:13 am

  9. You take such beautiful photos – it’s always a pleasure to see them!

    Also, I had a quick question for you about Yellowstone, if you don’t mind me asking. Was May a good time to go and would you have any suggestions about visiting the park, or anything else? My husband and I are hoping to go in 2013 (we were thinking around May/June), and we would love any suggestions!

    Thanks so much, and all the best for 2013 (and hopefully more beautiful photos! 🙂 )!

    December 28, 2012 at 8:59 pm

    • Dounia,
      Thank you! I really liked being there in May as there were fewer people than the summer months. I think that is the biggest advantage. The disadvantage is that the services (hotels, restaurants, etc) may not be open yet – many open memorial day. Another disadvantage (depending on how you look at it) is that the weather can vary greatly. I saw brilliant sunshine, pouring rain, and snow during my week there. I kind of tried to see the whole park so I planned my trip so I would at least get to ride through most of it. I spent more time in the northern sections because I wanted to photograph wildlife and there are more opportunities up there. In any case, I think you’ll have a great time. Have a great new year!

      PS – I liked it so much last year that I’m meeting another photographer friend up there this May.

      December 29, 2012 at 9:21 am

      • Thanks so much for your detailed response, Scott, I really appreciate it! I absolutely loved your wildlife photos from Yellowstone, and I’m hoping we’ll have a chance to see that for ourselves. And I’ll be looking forward to more photos this year after your trip in May!

        January 4, 2013 at 7:31 am

      • Dounia, maybe ill see you there?

        January 4, 2013 at 5:51 pm

      • Maybe! Once I know our dates we’ll have to see if they coincide with when you’ll be there 🙂

        January 8, 2013 at 6:41 am

  10. I KNEW that your post for this would make my day…and it did

    December 28, 2012 at 10:33 pm

    • Jo – THANK YOU….for making my day! I’m really glad that you enjoyed my “new friends for 2012”

      December 29, 2012 at 9:02 am

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    Hi Scott, I am glad I found your blog and appreciated the layout on your collage for this post. Looking forward to seeing what you discover in 2013.

    December 30, 2012 at 8:50 pm

    • AP – I’m glad you found it also! I hope you check back often. I should have some great adventures and photographic opportunities coming in this brand new year.

      January 4, 2013 at 5:41 pm

  13. Wonderful shots Scott ! Love the sea otter; it’s incredible… human !

    January 3, 2013 at 5:26 am

    • Thanks max! There is nothing cuter than the otters – I could watch them all day.

      January 4, 2013 at 5:50 pm

  14. All of these are just marvelous, but the wolf face really captivates me.

    January 6, 2013 at 2:50 pm

    • Thanks Jackie – thats one of my favorites also

      January 6, 2013 at 5:26 pm

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  16. Some really nice wildlife shots,Scott – including the arm out the window 😉

    January 9, 2013 at 6:33 am

    • I’m glad you liked “the arm”. I saw that out of the corner of my eye and had to take it…kinda makes you wonder about “the rest of the story” inside….

      January 9, 2013 at 3:41 pm

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