I'm never quite sure if I took a great photo, until I get home and pull it up full screen... and even then, I still have to see how it turns out after processing....

But after all that, when I produce a ringer, its the same feeling as catching a big fish 😃 lol

Somewhat euphoric, two hands in the air, and Ta Da ! 😃 lol
—Fishchris on Digital Photography Review Forums

I thought it is like, 'a contestant you bid to a competition (such as an animal (a horse, a bull..etc.) or a robot, an athlete,' or as in here, 'a photo you submit for a competition'.
But, this ↓ definition says it means something like 'an athlete you illegally bid for a competition'... kinda?

An athlete or horse fraudulently substituted for another in a competition or event.
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From context, it's pretty clear that it refers to a really good picture.

I haven't been able to find the corresponding definition in any free dictionary (because it's "rare", I guess), so here's the definition from the OED:

Austral. slang. Something superlatively good. Now rare.


All I can come up with is related to the usage of "dead ringer" often used for someone that looks very much like someone else.

As the context is photography I can see the connection, but it could wellbe that he's taken a bit of slang and made it his own.

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