I was totally surprised and both honored and thrilled that a photo I took was picked as The Photo of the Day for November 15, 2009, by dailyQi.com which describes itself as “an independent English language e-magazine with an Asian focus.” The photo they picked which I called “Beautiful Form” is below:
The photo was taken along the Little Miami River in John Bryan State Park, Yellow Springs, Ohio.
The photo can also be viewed on my Flickr page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/frted/4104241660/ where it is part of several different of my photo sets (which you can also view through the link to my Flickr page).
While I usually go on my photo safaris alone, when I took the above photo I had invited a parishioner, Mike P, to go for a walk and he had to patiently endure my stopping to photograph things. unbeknownst to me, he took on his iPhone a picture of me photographing along the banks of the river:
A picture of me is not award winning material and probably falls under the category of what Daniel Boorstin labels a “pseudo-event” photo.