My Top 10 Photos of 2015

   I consider these lists more of a top 10 favourite photographs of that year than the “best”. Which of my photographs are “the best” is probably better left for others to decide. Once again, I am making this post so I can be a part of Jim Goldstein’s annual Your Best Photos project. Look for his post early in the new year with all the entries from a wide variety of photographers. His project is always a great place to find new photographers and their work.

   I hope you enjoy the following photographs and I am curious if you have a favourite. Clicking on each photograph takes you to my Image Archive but below you’ll also find links to corresponding blog posts if they exist. While these are in no specific order that first panorama of Bagley Lakes might be my favourite overall. Here are my top 10 photos of 2015:

top 10 photos - bagley lakes panorama fall
Panorama of the Bagley Lakes at the bottom of Table Mountain and Mount Herman

(Mount-Baker Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington State)
Blog post: Bagley Lakes Panorama

fall foliage colours reflecting on deer lake
Fall foliage colours reflect on the surface of Deer Lake

(Sasquatch Provincial Park, British Columbia)

freighter in the fog on english bay vancouver
A Freighter in the Fog on English Bay

(Vancouver, British Columbia)
Blog post: Freighter in the Fog at Vancouver’s English Bay

male red-winged blackbird in elgin heritage park
Male Red-winged Blackbird (Agelalus phoeniceus) at Elgin Heritage Park

(Surrey, British Columbia)
Blog post: Red-winged Blackbird (Agelalus phoeniceus)

mount shuksan panorama at sunset from mount baker wilderness
Sunset on Mount Shuksan in the North Cascades

(Mount Baker Wilderness, Washington State)
Blog post: North Cascades Sunset from Chain Lakes Trail

lower falls in golden ears provincial park
Lower Falls and Streambank Arnica (Arnica lanceolata) at Golden Ears Provincial Park

(Maple Ridge, British Columbia)
Blog post: Lower Falls Trail in Golden Ears Provincial Park

buildings of burnaby and pacific coast range mountains from blackie spit
Burnaby and the Coast Mountains from Blackie Spit

(Surrey, British Columbia)
Blog post: Burnaby and the Northshore Mountains

cascade falls in cascade falls regional park near mission
Cascade Falls in Cascade Falls Regional Park

(Mission, British Columbia)
Blog post: Cascade Falls Suspension Bridge

fog at west vancouvers whytecliff park
Fog nearly hides the island at Whytecliff Park

(West Vancouver, British Columbia)
Blog post: Whytecliff Park in the Fog

lone fir tree and mount larrabee from heather meadows
Mount Larrabee and a Lone Fir Tree at Heather Meadows

(Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington State)

My top 10 photos from last year can be found here: My Top 10 Photos of 2014

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16 Responses to “My Top 10 Photos of 2015”

  1. Some wonderful images this year, Michael. I love the city coast shot and tanker with fog especially with its great ethereal quality. The pano and reflection shot are also especially engaging for me. Cheers & best wishes for a wonderful 2016!

  2. Rachel Cohen says:

    Beautiful images Michael! For me, Lower Falls with the Arnica, and the freighter in fog have to be my two favorites! Best wishes for you and your family as we head into 2016! πŸ™‚

  3. Russ Bishop says:

    Very nice collection, Michael. The Freighter in the Fog is one of my favorites as well – very captivating. The Deer Lake reflection also has a beautiful balance of color. Have a great holiday and all the best in 2016!

  4. Tim Newton says:

    Awesome collection of favorites, Michael!! πŸ™‚
    I think my favorite of your favorites is the second-to-last, “Fog nearly hides the island at Whytecliff Park”. It really grabbed my attention as I scrolled down. The leading lines of the logs highlight the depth and drama of the island disappearing into the fog!! 2015 was a great year for you!! πŸ™‚

    Happy New Year!! πŸ™‚

  5. No apple trees? Ha ha. You had a worthwhile year. I like the Freighter in Fog and Burnaby best, but the others are all great too. Wishing you a prosperous 2016.

  6. Mark says:

    Congrats on a great year Michael. May you have just as good if not better 2016!

  7. Michael,

    Great collection, really enjoyed them. I’m partial to Red-winged blackbirds so I really like that image. Look forward to seeing the results for 2016!

  8. Another wonderful selection this year! My favorite is the freighter in fog. Keep up the good work in 2016!

  9. Lovely set of images, for me I think I like the Barnaby image the best with the misty looking city sitting in all that nature.

  10. A gorgeous collection Michael, I especially like the reflection image #2. You had a great year for photos in 2015. Wishing you even more this year.

  11. Jim Campbell says:

    A lovely collection of images from the past year. I particularly liked the last two for the “complex simplicity” of their composition.

    (Visited via Jim Goldstein’s blog collection.)

  12. Rob Tilley says:

    Great Collection Michael! If you have any plans to come south of the border this year, I will have a show at a local gallery in March. There will be 19 metal prints, mostly 24 X 36 & 20 X 30. Hope you have a successful and prosperous 2016. Rob

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