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Ombre Canyon Colors
Sunset at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
Canyon Lights
Mama
Save the Bees
Grand Teton Reflection
Grand Teton Stars and Wildflowers
Fulcrum lifting earth
Freshly Cut Snowmobile Tracks in the Dechutes National Forest
A boy admiring a view of the rainbow over the sunset after the rain
Wildflowers at Sunset
El Capitan
Milky Way Reflection
A small stream running through the beautiful greenery
Snow-Capped Mountaintops
Many More Bridges to Cross
A Rainbow Desert Sunset
A Dreamy Sunset
A Moose Admiring Utah's Fall Aspens
Grizzly Bear 58
Omaha Zoo Adventure
Grizzly Bear 51
Bull Elk Silhouette 1
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
El Capitan

I took a backpacking trip through Yosemite which proved to be far more difficult than expected. After 18 hours of driving, 3 hours in stand still traffic, sliding off the road into a tree, and trailblazing 5.5 miles, in the middle of a snowstorm, through 5" of fresh snow, with a 40lb pack, arrived at Dewey point with zero visibility. We camped out for the night, Slept in our wet clothes in 13 degree temperatures and woke the next morning to see the sun peaking through the clouds. It was absolutely beautiful and such a relief to see the sun. When we eventually returned to the ranger station, the park had been cleared out for flooding, so we were the only ones on the mountain.

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Orem, Utah, United States of America
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© Brandi Dawson.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2017
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 4, 2017, 8:46 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D610
Focal Length: 32mm
Shutter Speed: 1/10
Aperture: f25
ISO: ISO100
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