Though the photo-sharing site Flickr decided to make it unnecessarily difficult (we think) to share photos last year, we still received many great submissions from our readers, some of which are featured in the slide show above.

To make things easier this year, we’re inviting you to simply email us any photos you’d like us to consider for The Big Something from your phone or computer to thebigsomething@krcc.org and we’ll then put the photos we select to feature up in our Flickr pool and give you credit.

Of course, we’ll continue to feature historic images from the Pikes Peak Library District, The Pioneers Museum, and others. Of course, if you have or want to create an account, you can still share photos with us on our Flickr page, too.

 

5 Responses to Our 28 Favorite Photos from 2010, (plus easier photo submission)

  1. adam degraff says:

    fantastival. curatastic.

  2. Mary Ellen says:

    Fun and lovely. Okay, so what is #28?

  3. #28 is my portable camping shower. How and why KRCC took a picture of it is a mystery.

  4. Noel Black says:

    It’s a big tent they put around a water tower they were building down on Ft. Carson.

  5. Maude says:

    black ops back water tower

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September 28, 2016 | WXPN · Hear performances by Liz Longley, The Sheepdogs and Quiet Life, recorded live at the 55th annual Philadelphia Folk Festival in August 2016.
 

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