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A perfectly camouflaged backyard yellow crab spider strikes out at this unsuspecting pollen-laden bee.
Taken at the exact moment of attack, a backyard praying mantis penetrates the thorax of his victim, a helpless katydid.
A backyard praying mantis right after a passing summer shower.
This alligator was only a foot away from me. Though separated by the safety glass of his enclosure, it's still quite unnerving to be so close to such a dangerous animal. In spite of this, they are rem
I've worked for Ralph since I was a kid. He has one of the largest collections of junk vehicles and other oddities that I have ever seen. Though he is and has mostly always been a very poor man, he ha
A breathtaking view of my home.
The laughing soldiers
Passing a Black H'mong in Vietnam
An inviting scene as a place to wander and sit in the yard or in the gazebo while visiting on a friends' farm in Pennsylvania. Would be a great place for a wedding comes to mind...
In the workshop.
We went for a walk to the river Volga before sunset. The open-wide mass of water made everybody silent and calm.
A friends' late 1800's colonial farmhouse, taken while attending dinner at their home.
Old Tyme Bath Time
Interesting old cast iron dinner bell, on an old farm in Pennsylvania. Picture taken around dinnertime.
Picturesque old barn at a friends' place in Pennsylvania Dutch country.
It was taken in the marvellous montain of Sofia, on the Vitosha. It was a long and tiring journey, but the view compensated everything.
Went to a friends' farm for dinner and had a wonderful evening on the porch, these are two of the "friends on the farm"
This White Peacock butterfly (Anartia jatrophae luteipicta) was seen as we were walking along the water lily pond on a very hot day in August. It is the Official State Butterfly of Florida.
On a winter evening I was heading back to my university. We were approaching the beautiful Heros' Square, which got a fascinating illumination by the sunset.
As I stopped my car to watch the horses playing they suddenly became still as though they wanted their picture taken.
I made this one from the train on the journey of Salzburg-Budapest. This building is near the railway, a huge, grey, windowed monster. I think, it is a block of flats, a modern type of the communist p
These are the remains of a tree. It just caught my eye...the contrast of the trunk, with the little branches. It's like a whirl of life...
When the cherry trees burst into blossom, the whole garden seems to be celebrating. I've already took some pictures, when I saw the dropped flowers next to the little stones. I think, it symbolizes pe
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A friends' late 1800's colonial farmhouse, taken while attending dinner at their home.

A friends' late 1800's colonial farmhouse, taken while attending dinner at their home.

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Falling Waters, West Virginia, United States of America
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Date Taken: 08.2011
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