101 Front-runners of 2017 | northern California fine art photographer

As an individual pursuing a creative outlet, sometimes we are disappointed that we are not progressing with our craft as we hoped. Last year was that for me. As I mentioned  few weeks ago, I decided I would look at my catalogue to see if I could find any images I really loved. It just felt like photographically, 2017 was not my best year. So I began going through the 12,000 images that remain on my hard drive for the past year. And surprisingly I came up with quite a few more than 100 front-runners of 2017. These are images that evoke a memory, a successful challenge photographically, or for some reason they just speak to my heart. They are mostly landscapes, but not all. There is no client work included.

The year felt a little off balance. I just couldn’t find my ‘groove’ in the winter. Then spring came along and I had a most successful trip to Oregon. But during summer I started a photography project for an author of an heirloom flower book. THAT totally got me off track with my own projects and shooting. Fall arrived full of photography opportunities and they were fantastic!!!

I still have so much editing to do. So I guess you could say these are my favorites from those I’ve edited! In no particular order, and with various reasons for making my list, here is my slideshow of 101 front-runners of 2017.


101 Front-runners of 2017



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This is my last ‘front-runner’ of the year taken in Yosemite National Park while meeting up with incredible photographer and friend Karthika Gupta for her Travel Photography Demystified class for which she asked me to be a guest photographer.  So honored!  Karthika’s FREE course is a ‘stand alone’ so you can still sign up!

101 Front-runners of 2017 Nadeen Flynn Photography*****

All landscape and still life images are available for purchase.

Please CONTACT ME at nadeen@nadeenflynn.com to purchase prints or schedule your portrait session.

Nadeen Flynn is an award winning northern California portrait and fine art photographer. Living in the greater Sacramento area, she specializes in high school senior and teen portraits as well as fine art landscape and still life photography. Nadeen’s style is authentic, fresh and personality-driven. This retains the timeless features of photography that create family heirlooms. She offers in-person workshops and mentoring. While currently living in rural northern California with her husband and a couple thousand walnut trees, she posts regularly to Instagram.

Currently booking 2018 high school seniors, couples, and family portraits. Locations include Yuba City/Marysville, East Nicolaus, Wheatland, Lincoln, Woodland, Roseville, Rocklin, and Sacramento areas.

(530) 633-7575

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Nadeen Flynn - Thank you so much for your sweet comments, Wendy.

Wendy - Beautiful beautiful images. Book worthy every one. Really enjoyed looking back on your year in 2017 and feeling the emotion and connection shared. You may have struggled but your work has heart and you have shown this.

Nadeen Flynn - Thank you so much, Iris!

Nadeen Flynn - Thank you so much, Eileen!

Iris - Wow, just wow…maybe your feel like you have not a good year. Maybe you have had a slow start, but all your images are always inspiring to me. I loved the interview Karthika photographed with you. You have such a calming voice, and it was fun watching you explaining what you are looking for in a landscape image. <3

Thank you so much for your sweet comment on my blog today; your support means a lot to me.

Eileen - This is beautiful! I totally understand that “off balance” and “not my best year” feeling though. Here’s to hoping 2018 is a better year photographically speaking for us all! My goodness, you created some gorgeous images this year, despite that feeling.

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