Something happened last year that hadn’t happened in a century – the year ended with the number 10.
No big deal, right?
Except it meant that photographers the world over, myself included, wound up making clever year end blog posts like “Ten out of ’10“.
Again, no problem right?
Until the end of 2011 and suddenly many have felt compelled to make it “11 out of 11”. Carry this trend forward 15 years and you can see what an unwieldy problem we’ve created for ourselves.
I was determined, nay compelled, to nip this sucker in the proverbial bud.
… I, quite embarrassingly, couldn’t narrow down my 2011 favourites to just 10 photos.
I thought it would be easy!! I didn’t even feel like I had a good year really, at least in terms of quantity. But looking back I found a startling number of images that I am quite fond of – and several I am quite proud of.
It was supposed to be easy. I was supposed to put my foot down, be stalwart. I – nevermind.
Here are my top 11 images for 2011: