Although it did not make Explore, and it will not make my 12 best shots of the year, I am kind of proud of this particular one, A close-up of a dog's paws on the red floor of an Amsterdam restaurant, making for a rather original abstraction.
Camera: Canon EOS 400D Digital 10 Megapixels, handheld
Exposure: 0.010 sec (1/100)
Focal Length: 78 mm
ISO speed 1600
Post-processing: Picasa 3.0