A year in highlights – 2014 in Zayphoto images

What did I do in 2014? Here are the top 100 picks.  What’s your top 10? Or favorite number one?

Grab a glass of wine and take your time. Enjoy, I appreciate it!

1. January, Sanibel Island, “Pinch”

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2. From Innovative Works “Lift”

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3. “Space”

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4. Charlotte Symphony playing Brahms with conductor Christopher Warren-Green

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5. February, Maestro Itzhak Perlman in Charlotte

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6. March, Cinderella at Knight

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7. “Finding each other”

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8. Olympic swimmers in Charlotte, training at Queens University

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9. April, Charlotte Symphony, Maestro Christopher Warren-Green conducting

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11. Ulysses Dance Project

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13. Also at the Ulysses Dance Project, Caroline Calouche and Co.

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14. Othello at the Knight Theater

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18. and Forgotten Land

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21. May, Michael Phelps

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22. Hosszu Katinka, swimmer of the year 2014, World Record holder

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24. More photos from the Arena Grand Prix: “Pull”

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25. “Orca”

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26. “Fisheye”

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27. “Looking into your … soul, and seeing clearly … what your heart desires and beats for … ”

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28. Benefit Performance at Charlotte Ballet: “Four in a row”

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29. “Together we fly”

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30. Lines, symmetry

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31. “Shadow”

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32. Danika Patrick at the Coca-Cola 600 a few laps before her engine blew

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33. Jeff Gordon in the paddock

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34. The winner, Jimmie Johnson celebrating with wife Chandra Janway

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35. June, a young performer and her ballet teacher in the wing

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36. “We look at each other and we dance…”

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37. “I may be young and little, but…”

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38. “Sun” (from the end of year SPring Performance)

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39. Light … Look … Attention … Detail = One Portrait

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40. The same; Split

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41. Not the same; Split

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42. Waves: (variations on a theme No: 1)

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43. Circles: (variations on a theme No: 2)

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44. “Tribe”

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45. “Scorpions”

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47. Reflection – playing card

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48. Yosemite (dare I say reflection – playing card)

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49. Idyll (a couple in their backyard)

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50. Sunset, lines and vista at Kings Canyon NP

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51. Daylight, – bent- lines and vista at Moro Rock, Sequoia NP.

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52. “I see what you see” – in the eye of the beholder

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53. Eye to eye

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54. “Spin” – merry go round in Santa Barbara

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55. July – the 4th in the Queen City

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56. Images from the Summer Intensive Performance in July

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63. August, AirForceOne

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64. Trip out west, “Paradise”

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65. “Zion”

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66. “Antelope”

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67. “Silhouette”

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68. “A moment in time and space”

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69. “Grand”

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70. Stardust – a shooting star lights up the Utah sky with the Milky Way in the background

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71. Startrails

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72. NC mountains “Rodeo”

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73. NC mountains “in the bed – of a truck”

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74. September, “Helicopter” No:1

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75. Helicopter No: 2

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76. Helicopter No:3

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77. October, Dangerous Liaisons: “Drama”

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78. “what a web we weave…”

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79. Aerial combat

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80. Fencing

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81. The other part of this performance was George Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments. “Four”

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82. “Seventeen”

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83. Choreographer Dwight Rhoden

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84. Masters Class – “light exercise”

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85. Sunspots and clouds

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86. Partial solar eclipse on October 23rd

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87. Decked out. The Symphony, Oratorio singers and most of Belk theater in a birds eye view

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88. December, Nutcracker

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98. Flemish “painting”

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99. “Madonna and the Cross”

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100. “In my daughter’s eyes”

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Thank you for taking the time to look over these pictures! Happy 2015!