Now here is a shot I kind of expected to make Explore, that did not. Surely a candidate for my best shot of the year once December comes. On the other hand, it got excellent comments by some of my favourite Flickr friends, and in the end that is more valuable than the whole Explore thing.
Camera: Canon PowerShot Pro1 8 Megapixels, handheld
Exposure: 0.033 sec (1/30)
Focal Length: 16.1 mm
Post-processing: Picasa 3.0