A few frames from 2011

Okay…this might be more than a few. But much to the disappointment of my wife, I don’t really have the ability to whittle down the year to only 20-30 photos. I can’t do it. I had too much fun and so many images made the year amazing for me. It was tough enough leaving out the ones I did.

So because there are a ton of photos below, I’ll keep it short. This is basically a timeline of the year…as in all images are posted in the order I took them. They are limited to my professional work, meaning they don’t include any personal family images. I may do something with those next week before the end of the year.

Finally, I want to thank all of you out there who read my blog, comment and support my work. I can’t possibly respond to everyone or show my full thanks, but I do appreciate it so much! Merry Christmas to you all!

And now…I hope you enjoy a not-so-brief look at the year my camera captured!

It all started with a wedding on January 1st…

  • http://www.mikewphotography.com Mike Watrous

    Great recap Mike! Looking forward to your stuff in 2012! Happy Holidays!

  • http://www.cdeangelisphotography.com Chris DeAngelis

    Awesome man! What a great year! Can’t wait to see what next year holds and looking forward to shooting with you again in 2012!

  • http://www.bryansnider.com Bryan Snider

    Awesome photos Mike! Several of them I saw for the first time. Can’t wait for your photos in 2012 because they are going to be Epic!

  • http://www.chrisfrailey.com Chris Frailey

    Good stuff Mike. You had an incredible year buddy. I don’t think I could just pick one from the bunch.

  • http://www.hossedia.com Justin

    Fantastic year Mike! Looking forward to 2012

  • http://www.axphotography.wordpress.com Scott Ackerman

    FTW! You should be very proud of your work over the last year bud. Truly great stuff!

  • http://www.brianfurbush.com/blog Brian Furbush

    Great post dude. Definitely not whittled down by any means, but love the year you’ve had. The shot of the lower half of the wedding couple on the beach + petals is fantastic, among other winners. Looking forward to 2012, and great to meet you in flesh this year!

  • http://www.davewilsonphotography.com Dave Wilson

    Mike, you are a terrible show-off. Most of us are happy with finding 10 decent shots in a year but you throw out about 100 excellent frames. Are you just trying to make the rest of us feel bad or something? How dare you be so darn good at this! 🙂

  • http://www.myblueheaven.com Scott Wood

    Great collection Mike. You know that I think the world of you as a weather photog, but your family/wedding stuff really can overshadow it. You have a talent for making your subjects look comfortable and at ease, that I don’t see in a lot of other people’s work.

  • http://Www.naturaltouchphotography.com/blog Ste

    Great work mike I really enjoyed following your blog this year.

  • http://www.goldenhourstudios.com Jesse

    It was great to witness you taking flight in 2011. No doubt that 2012 will hold even bigger things.

  • http://peterjhart.com Peter J. Hart

    My jaw dropped.

  • http://lussierphoto.com Bob Lussier

    Wonderful work. I don’t know what I like more, your storm chasing/landscape stuff or your portraits.

  • http://diamonds-photos.com David Latour

    Fantastic montage. I have enjoyed looking at your work so much over the last year and look forward to see what next year holds. I can honestly tell you I have learned a bunch by reading your words and looking at your pictures. I can hope to one day be the photographer and communicator you are. Merry Christmas.

  • http://www.shutterrunner.com Matty

    Amazing images and a testament to how diverse you are as a photog!

  • http://www.hansrico.com/rss Rick Louie

    Awesome year of photos, Mike! Thanks for sharing!

  • http://richwilliams2.com Rich Williams

    This entire set is one big “ooh-aah” moment. Happy holidays, dude.

  • ryann

    fantastic!!! but i’m definitely going to need a family recap one. 🙂

  • Capnschwartz

    {in the words of Will Smith} DAYAM!!!

  • http://catchthejiffy.com Adam Allegro

    Mike, this is fantastic. Very well done my friend. Looks like it was a busy year. I will probably copy your idea in a post of my own this week 🙂 Happy Holidays buddy.

  • http://www.sessionninephotography.com Jessica Williams

    Great work Mike!! This is fantastic!!

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