January 1, 2008

Hello 2008! DP Theme Day: Best Shot of 2007

Happy New Year Everybody! Another year has come. I spent the eve with many old friends and it was a blast. And here I am, back to posting daily.

It was tough choosing a photo that could represent the best of this past year. I narrowed it down to shots that had the most positive comments, shots that made me happiest when I took them and shots that said something about the state we're in. After a week of thought, I chose this one. Fireworks shot in celebration of a great city.

In this new year, we should celebrate all that is good and fair. Believe in the love that surrounds us. Be patient and work towards a better place for every living being. If I could, I'd set off fireworks as a reminder that life is for celebrating. Enough of the bad crap. It's time to smile.

Join 118 DP members around the world as we celebrate the blessings and happiness of our Earth.

Paris, France - London, England - Hyde, UK - West Sacramento (CA), USA - Grenoble, France - Stockholm, Sweden - Riga, Latvia - Saint Paul (MN), USA - Manila, Philippines - Silver Spring (MD), USA - Weston (FL), USA - Prague, Czech Republic - New Orleans (LA), USA - Wichita (KS), USA - Cleveland (OH), USA - San Francisco (CA), USA - Hobart (Tasmania), Australia - Greenville (SC), USA - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Menton, France - Monte Carlo, Monaco - Mainz, Germany - Melbourne, Australia - Portland (OR), USA - Albuquerque (NM), USA - Wassenaar (ZH), Netherlands - Kyoto, Japan - Tokyo, Japan - Toulouse, France - Naples (FL), USA - Jakarta, Indonesia - Brussels, Belgium - Stayton (OR), USA - Selma (AL), USA - Mexico City, Mexico - Ocean Township (NJ), USA - Minneapolis (MN), USA - Port Angeles (WA), USA - Toruń, Poland - Fort Lauderdale (FL), USA - Budapest, Hungary - Baziège, France - Nashville (TN), USA - Saint Louis (MO), USA - Cottage Grove (MN), USA - Chicago (IL), USA - Prescott (AZ), USA - Bellefonte (PA), USA - Nottingham, UK - Moscow, Russia - Philadelphia (PA), USA - Evry, France - Trujillo, Peru - Arlington (VA), USA - Denpasar, Indonesia - American Fork (UT), USA - Seattle (WA), USA - Chandler (AZ), USA - Coral Gables (FL), USA - Montpellier, France - Joplin (MO), USA - Pilisvörösvár, Hungary - Crystal Lake (IL), USA - Bucaramanga (Santander), Colombia - Boston (MA), USA - Torun, Poland - New York City (NY), USA - Dunedin (FL), USA - Quincy (MA), USA - Stavanger, Norway - Chateaubriant, France - Maple Ridge (BC), Canada - Jackson (MS), USA - Wailea (HI), USA - Port Elizabeth, South Africa - Budapest, Hungary - Austin (TX), USA - Montréal (QC), Canada - Cypress (TX), USA - Bicheno, Australia - Wrocław, Poland - Brookville (OH), USA - Minneapolis (MN), USA - Nelson, New Zealand - Cheltenham, UK - Wellington, New Zealand - Rabaul, Papua New Guinea - Mumbai (Maharashtra), India - London, UK - Haninge, Sweden - Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation - Arradon, France - Jefferson City (MO), USA - Orlando (FL), USA - Mumbai, India - Terrell (TX), USA - Bogor, Indonesia - Delta (CO), USA - Radonvilliers, France - Saigon, Vietnam - San Diego (CA), USA - Adelaide (SA), Australia - Belgrade, Serbia - Auckland, New Zealand - Seguin (TX), USA - Inverness (IL), USA - Oslo, Norway - Singapore, Singapore - Las Vegas (NV), USA - New York City (NY), USA - Anderson (SC), USA - Torino, Italy - Susanville (CA), USA - San Diego (CA), USA - Sharon (CT), USA - Melbourne, Australia - Port Vila, Vanuatu - Memphis (Tennessee), USA

See you tomorrow (I've been waiting so long to say that.)


Blogger Neva said...

I LOVE your firework photo...it is stunning...Happy New Year!

3:00 PM  
Blogger Neva said...

I LOVE your firework photo...it is stunning...Happy New Year!

3:00 PM  
Blogger Southern Heart said...

That is an amazing photo...it makes me happy just to look at it! I haven't mastered fireworks photos (at all!), so I enjoyed seeing yours very much.

Happy New Year,


3:04 PM  
Blogger Celine said...

Awesome fireworks photo, and great choice for the theme day. The burst of light is just beautiful. Happy new year!

5:03 PM  
Blogger Hyde DP said...

I don't much like fireworks these days but no worries - happy new year.

5:23 PM  
Blogger Jilly said...

Wow, those colours. Fab shot. Happy new year Edwin. Great to see you back.

5:51 PM  
Blogger alice said...

Happy New Year from Arradon, bonne et heureuse année, Edwin!

6:40 PM  
Blogger kaa said...

Happy New Year! Welcome Back. I have just started to post daily too after a long break. It's nice to see tat some of the blogs I used to visit are still going strong. Good to be back. ;-)

7:11 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I do like your photography.

Thanks for all of your visits to my blog in 2007 and I hope and pray you have excellent health and are very happy all the days of your life but especially in this new year 2008.

Happy New Year from Patty and me.

7:27 PM  
Blogger Kate said...

Very nice comments to end the year and begin a new one! And an appropriate photo too! May all good things happen to you this year: joy, love, happiness, and good health.

9:09 PM  
Blogger ft. lauderdale daily photo said...

Fantastic photo and lovely post. Happy 2008 from Fort Lauderdale, FL.

9:42 PM  
Blogger ~tanty~ said...

Dear Edwin,
Happy new year!
Semoga lebih sukses lagi di tahun 2008 ini.

10:24 PM  
Blogger Jim said...

The firework burst looks great. Happy New Year.

10:30 PM  
Blogger Olivier said...

un très bon choix, ce feu d'artifice est magnifique. Mes meilleurs voeux en cette année 2008.

A very good choice, the fireworks display is magnificent. My best wishes in the year 2008.

10:31 PM  
Blogger Keropok Man said...

Glad to have met you a few times last year. Drop a SMS then next time you come to Singapore again!

Selamat Tahun Baru!

Echo-ing Tanty, Semoga lebih sukses lagi di tahun 2008 ini.

10:39 PM  
Blogger Mo said...

This is a truly amazing photo! Happy New Year to you and your loved ones.

10:56 PM  
Blogger Dusty Lens said...

A grand choice here to celebrate the new 2008. Happy new year!

11:25 PM  
Blogger Michael said...

I'm so glad you're still posting Edwin. I absolutely love your photos. I tried accessing your Facebook page, but it doesn't seem to be available.

All the best for 2008!

11:56 PM  
Blogger Eric said...

I love this one, excellent choice (mind you, you could have picked many other ones...). Bonne année de Paris et thank you for taking part in the City Daily Photo community.

12:31 AM  
Blogger Thiên said...

I remember this shot Edwin. It is still one of my favorites also! Happy new year to you!

12:39 AM  
Blogger Rambling Round said...

Simply exquisite! Happy New Year!

12:41 AM  
Blogger Fabrizio - ikol22 said...

I love so much what you wrote as wish. Then this photo it's really wonderful

Happy New Year from Torino !!!

1:34 AM  
Blogger PaB said...

Wow ! Great photo!
Happy New Year 2008 and long life to your blog !

2:16 AM  
Blogger Lilly said...

This is a lovely picture.
Happy New Year!

3:31 AM  
Blogger Ham said...

A very joyful choice, Happy New Year

4:01 AM  
Anonymous John said...

Great image. Looking forward to many more awesome images in the coming year.

4:08 AM  
Blogger Gail's Man said...

Here's to a happy & phototastic 2008

4:10 AM  
Blogger Felicia said...

Great photo Edwin - you have really mastered night photography! Best wishes for 2008!

4:12 AM  
Anonymous lachezar said...

Cheers for a great 2008! Keep up your great blog!

All the best

4:50 AM  
Blogger Kim said...

Edwin, yippee, yahoooooo, these fireworks can celebrate how happy I am to learn our dear, primo photographer/actor/friend will be back daily! Gives me hope that 2008 will be great. (Can you tell we've missed your regular voice around here?);^)

8:23 AM  
Blogger Jenny said...

What a joyful choice - thank you for brightening my night!!

Happy New Year to you and yours and here's to a wonderful 2008 for the Daily City Photo Blog community.

9:58 AM  
Blogger pusa said...

nice fireworks to welcome the year. happy new year

10:20 AM  
Blogger Josy said...

Now, I'm no stranger to photos of fireworks, but this one just smacks me across the face. (In a good way.) It's huge and tightly cropped and in no uncertain terms says, "Hey! I am a giant firework! Look at me!!!"

Nicely done.

Happy new year!

11:27 AM  
Blogger Lynette said...

Fantastic monthly theme day photo.

12:58 PM  
Blogger edwin s said...

thank you everyone for joining me in my 'homecoming'

love always.

1:35 PM  
Blogger slinger said...

Happy New Years to you and yours in 2008!

Twin Cities Daily Photo

1:53 PM  
Blogger J.C. said...

Happy New Year, Edwin!

I like your New Year message! Yup, life is for celebrating! Let's stay on in positive mode despite the ups and downs of life! Gonna keep that in mind as I go through Year 2008!

Wish you a good year ahead!

7:25 PM  
Blogger wmw said...

Happy New Year! Great to know that you'll be posting daily shots. You'll see me lurking around ;o)

11:16 AM  
Blogger Joy said...

Wow! How did you do that? You must have a great camera to capture fireworks that way.

I look forward to visiting your blog more often this 2008. And you're welcome to mine, too! For some reason, my link was not included in the participating blogs for the 1st of January 2008 theme day. Sorry I wasn't able to visit your blog sooner. I was in transit the whole of yesterday. I am now back in Norwich after the most fantabulous time at home in Manila.

Happy New Year to you and everyone you hold dear!

The Goddess In You
Norwich Daily Photo
Your Love Coach

8:08 PM  
Blogger Annie said...

Gorgeous! Happy New Year!

12:18 AM  

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