I love browsing a year in photos! Here are some of my favorites from 2010. It seems more than half the photos are powerful images of something sad. There are also tons of sports images....so not my thing! I kept it light here for my blog so you will smile instead of cry!
This is a great candid of children dressed up at a parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil on February 14th. I love the smiles! (MAURICIO LIMA/AFP/Getty Images)
This balloon flew at the International Hot Air Balloon Week in Chateau-d'Oex, Switzerland on January 23rd. The perspective of the shot is so cool! (REUTERS/Valentin Flauraud)
I just love birds....including scary and cute! This bald eagle shot is really creepy! Taken on April 12th near Fairbanks, Alaska. (AP Photo/The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, John Wagner)
Remember the volcano that had such an effect on European air travel? Here is the lightning with the lava in Eyjafjallajokul, Iceland on April 17th. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)
This is a great shot with a happy ending! Here you see Pilot Captain Brian Bews with his parachute escaping the CF-18 fighter jet at the Lethbridge County Airport in Alberta, Canada on July 23rd. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Lethbridge Herald, Ian Martens)
This is just a gorgeous image!!! She is a dancer at the Opening Ceremony of the 16th Asian Games on November 12th. (Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Here are 3 of the 33 miners before being rescued in Copiapo, Chile on September 4th! Can you imagine how great they felt knowing they were going to be saved after 69 days of being trapped?!?!? (REUTERS/Chilean Government)
Lastly, I love, love, love the vibrant orange against the grey background! Such a great capture! These monks were celebrating Buddha's birthday on April 28th in Cambodia.
Happy New Year!