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Here are my ten favorite photos of 2020, in no particular order.

1. Collette rose

2. Disney Hall

3. Horseshoe Bend

4. Surfer at Huntington Beach

5. Monument Valley

6. Segerstrom Hall at 3 am

7. Great Blue Turaco

8. Flamingo

9. Starry sky on I40 east of Kingman, Arizona

10. Slot Canyon X

11. Bonus: Neowise comet

This is not a favorite photo per se, but it is a photo of a comet, the first I’ve ever seen.

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