2019 Favourites – And The Winner Is …

Fourteen BLPG members voted on which were their favourites for each subject.  For most subjects, there was a clear favourite, but for a few the choices were more varied.  In fact, for some there was a tie.

Here are the results:

#1 Closeup of a living frog – Gloria Melnychuk

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Closeup of living frog  – Gloria Melnychuk

#2 Cow’s Eye – Gloria Melnychuk

02 Cow's Eye - Gloria Melnychuk

Cow’s Eye – Gloria Melnychuk

#3 Thunderstorm – Monika Paterson

Monika Paterson 3-Thunderstorm-2

Monika Paterson – Thunderstorm

#4 Tractor Tire – AnnMarie Brown

#4 tractor tire AMBrown-4

AMBrown – Tractor Tire

#5 Dandelion – Diane Hopp

Scavenger Hunt #5 - Dandelion - DMHopp

DMHopp – Dandelion

#6 Action(person)

Scavenger Hunt #6 Action,K.Haggkvist

Kevin Haggkvist – Action(person)

#7 Steam – Doug Boyce

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Doug Boyce – Steam

#8 Dust Storm – No Entries

#9 Macro (some part of a plant) – Diane Hopp

Scavenger Hunt #9 - Macro -Part of a Plant - Anemone

Diane Hopp – Macro -Part of a Plant – Anemone

#10 Reflection (just the reflected part) – Gloria Melnychuk

10 Reflection (1131) - Gloria Melnychuk

Gloria Melnychuk – Reflection (just the reflected part)

#11 Humour (the image should make you chuckle or laugh)

There were three close favorites for this subject, each receiving the same number of votes. Two were by Sharon Jensen and one by Derek Chambers.

11 Humour-Scavenger Hunt 2019 - © Sharon Jensen

Humour – © Sharon Jensen

11 Humour-2-Scavenger Hunt 2019 - © Sharon Jensen

Humour – © Sharon Jensen

11 Humourous2 - Derek Chambers

Humour – Derek Chambers

#12 Minimalism – Derek Chambers

12 Minimalism - Derek Chambers

Minimalism – Derek Chambers

#13 Movement (anything) – Gloria Melnychuk

13 Movement 5481 - Gloria Melnychuk

Movement (anything) – Gloria Melnychuk

#14 Bokeh – Gloria Melnychuk

14 Bokeh - Gloria Melnychuk

Bokeh – Gloria Melnychuk

#15 Architecture – Gloria Melnychuk

15 Architecture - Gloria Melnychuk

Architecture – Gloria Melnychuk

#16 Liquid Splash – Diane Hopp

Scavenger Hunt #16 - Liquid Splash - DMHopp

Liquid Splash – DMHopp

#17 Water Droplets – Lorne Sommerfeldt

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Waterdrops – Lorne Sommerfeldt

#18 Sun Rays – Tie: Doug Boyce and Gloria Melnychuk

Sun Rays 18 - Doug Boyce

Sun Rays – Doug Boyce

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Sun rays – Gloria Melnychuk

#19 Bug – Diane Sullivan

#19 DSC_8147-Edit - Diane Sullivan

Bug – Diane Sullivan

#20 Fungi – AnnMarie Brown

# 20 fungi AnnMarie Brown

Fungi – AnnMarie Brown

#21 Bird in Flight – Diane Hopp

Scavenger Hunt #21 - Bird in Flight - American White Pelican

Bird in Flight – American White Pelican – Diane Hopp

#22 Cloud formation in the shape of an animal – Gloria Melnychuk

22 Cloud Shape of Animal (Olifant) - Gloria Melnychuk

Cloud Shape of Animal (Olifant) – Gloria Melnychuk

#23 Pussy Willow – Sharon Jensen

23-Scavenger Hunt 2019-Pussy Willows - ©  Sharon Jensen

Pussy Willows – © Sharon Jensen

#24  Center of a Fruit – Carol Jackson

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Center Of Fruit – Carol Jackson

#25 Sculpture or Carving (of anything) – Gloria Melnychuk

25 Sculpture or carving - Gloria Melnychuk - 2bw

Sculpture or carving – Gloria Melnychuk

#26 Chairs – Tie: Doug Boyce and AnnMarie Brown

#26 Chairs AMBrown

Chairs – AnnMarie Brown

#26 Chairs - Doug Boyce

#26 Chairs- Doug Boyce

#27 Complementary Colours – Diane Hopp

For this one there were two entries by Diane which turned out to be overwhelming favourites.  Although the Humming Bird had one more vote than the Peony, both are shown here:

Hummingbird with Passenger - DMHopp

Hummingbird with Passenger – DMHopp

Scvenger Hunt #27 - Complementary Colours - Liquified Peony

Liquefied Peony – Diane Hopp

#28 Something in a veggie garden – Carol Jackson

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Something in a Veggie Garden – Carol Jackson

#29 Solitude – Derek Chambers

#29 Solitude - Derek Chambers

Solitude – Derek Chambers

#30 Curiosity – Diane Hopp

Scavenger Hunt #30 - Curosity - Coyote Pup - DMHopp-1

Curiosity – Coyote Pup – DMHopp

#31 Horse Shoe – Gary Hardaker

#31 Horse Shoe- Gary Hardaker

Horse Shoe- Gary Hardaker

#32 Interesting Culvert – Gloria Melnychuk

32 Interesting Culvert - Gloria Melnychuk

Interesting Culvert – Gloria Melnychuk

#33 Old Milk Bottle – Gloria Melnychuk

33 Old Milk Bottle - Gloria Melnychuk

Old Milk Bottle – Gloria Melnychuk – circa pre 1930

#34 Diamond in the Rough – Diane Hopp

Nemaiah Valley Trip Diamond in the Rough - George Colgate - DMHopp

Nemaiah Valley Trip – George Colgate – DMHopp

#35 Spiral (natural or man made) – AnnMarie Brown

# 35 spiral - Annmarie Brown

Spiral – AnnMarie Brown

#36 Tree rings covering more than 100 years – Tie: Kevin Haggkvist and Gloria Melnychuk

36 Tree rings over 100 yrs - Gloria Melnychuk

Tree rings over 100 yrs – Gloria Melnychuk

Scavenger Hunt #36 TreeRings,K.Haggkvist

Tree Rings – Kevin Haggkvist

#37 Live Portrait of someone – Derek Chambers

Scavenger Hunt #37 K16-DCP0644 - Flower Child - Derek Chambers

Flower Child – Derek Chambers

#38 Cracks in dry earth making interesting pattern – Carol Jackson

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Cracks in Dry Earth Pattern – Carol Jackson

#39 Burning Candlestick – Gloria Melnychuk

39 A burning candle in a candle stick - Gloria Melnychuk

A burning candle in a candle stick – Gloria Melnychuk

#40 Light at the end of the Tunnel – Gloria Melnychuk

40 Light at the end of the tunel - Gloria Melnychuk

Light at the end of the tunnel – Gloria Melnychuk

And if you were keeping score, here are the totals:

  • Gloria Melnychuk 13
  • Diane Hopp 7
  • AnnMarie Brown 3.5
  • Carol Jackson 3
  • Derek Chambers 3
  • Doug Boyce 2
  • Sharon Jensen 2
  • Kevin Haggkvist 1.5
  • Gary Hardaker 1
  • Monika Paterson 1
  • Lorne Sommerfeldt 1
  • Diane Sullivan 1

So, Gloria Melnychuk is declared Queen of the Scavengers!