Photo Vote – Which is your favorite?

I’m always curious to know which photos people like most – and sometimes I get torn between my own two similar images. One of the most difficult aspects of being a good photographer has nothing to do with taking the photo – it’s knowing how to edit it down. (vote at the bottom)

Photo #1
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Photo #2
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