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has this Explore feature. It's supposed to contain the 500 most interesting photos for that particular day and therefore one would assume the 500 finest photos that day. So far I've gotten seven photos on to Explore. Interestingly those photos aren't necessarily those I like best, compare my ten most popular photos
with the ten I like best
For extra fun all the photos I've gotten onto Explore have been shot since I updated my camera from a Canon 400D over to a Nikon D7000, not that there's a connection there.
You can click the photos here to go to their Flickr page where you can see them bigger.
The first photo I got on to Explore was taken about a month after I bought that new camera. I was on a photo trip with two of my friends in the south of Iceland. We took a long weekend, I took a day off work and we went and took a bunch of photos.
The other two had lots of photo equipment, filters and stuff like that. At that time all I had was the new camera and the lens that came with it, and the Canon stuff I was trying to sell to finance the recent purchase. Anyway we stopped by a small pool by the side of the main road around the island. While they were making themselves ready to take photos by selecting a lens, attaching a filter or two etc. I jumped out of the car as soon as it'd stopped and started taking photos. This was one of them.
Then after the trip this was one of the photos I decided was good enough to edit and publish. I uploaded the photo to Flickr, and soon I got comments and comments on the photo. I had no idea what was going on until somebody commented on another photo I had uploaded that day congratulating me on getting the photo to Explore. Yeah, I got two there at the same time. That other photo is the one here of the moonlit icebergs.
The first photo got to #19 and the second made it to #194.
Since that day I've gotten five more photos onto Explore. Of the seven I have had there, five of them are taken in Iceland and two overseas. The four of the five in Iceland are taken in a relatively small part of the island, basically east of Vík (slightly west of the southernmost point of Iceland) and west of Höfn (town almost as far south and eat you can go in Iceland). The fifth is taken a 15 minute drive from where I am currently sitting. The ones taken overseas are both of spiral staircases, one of them is in the Vatican and the other is inside the Arc de Triomphe.( Click here for the other fiveCollapse )