Top 25 reader vacation photos of 2012 [Pictures]
Travel, like life, is filled with moments. But capturing that perfect moment in a photograph can be tricky. It's partly being in the right place at the right time, but it's also patience and a keen appreciation for the world around us. From hundreds of vacation pictures from readers who visited places as remote as the Antarctic and as near as the Eastern Shore, our editors have selected the 25 best reader vacation photos of 2012.
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Leonard Frankford( Leonard Frankford, For The Baltimore Sun / April 26, 2012 )
My girlfriend and I took a fall leaf-peeping road trip to New England last October. I had always shot with a film camera, most recently a Canon Rebel 2000. I had just purchased a Canon PowerShot SX20IS, so this was my first foray into shooting digital. I took this shot on a rare, clear day at the top of Mt. Washington.