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JellyFish dancing in the Seattle Acquarium.
Purple Pride
Another day in paradise:  The Hudson River at dusk
Snow on a beautiful rose bush
I took this for a friend who was going to a club dressed as a raver.
Waiting for her mom to come home from the rice fields.
In order to beat the busy morning traffic, this Lao had to ride his bike pretty fast.
"Lunch on the Lake". The family took a break and ate lunch in their kayaks.
close up neighbor hood friend
Classic truck at a car show in Mount Lebanon Pennsylvania.
Memorial Hall University of Kentucky Campus
"Stars, Stripes, and Umbrellas". The rain didn't dampen the spirits of the community in Sammamish, WA. Residents donned rain gear and umbrellas to celebrate the fourth!
Taking a Boat Cruise Down the Yangtze River in China
Farmers in Inner Mongolia, China
Christmas in the City...silver bells ring. The rush of freedom and spirit mix under one big tree.
The long road ahead...grape vineyards in Sonoma, California
A simple walk into nature on the 4th of July yields one of travel's great delights...finding your own haven.
A cold hearted Valentine's Day in Cincinnati, Ohio.
One generation of America admiring its previous generation.  This photo was caught between grandfather and grandson at a wedding (when grandson admired grandpa's medals from war).
This is my Cat.  Her name is Gracie, and she is 14 years old.  She is my favorite thing to take photographs of because she is just so beautiful.
A moment of summer bliss caught unnoticed...two best friends relaxing after playing at the playground together.
Waking up with the World...a glimpse into nature on an early morning walk in the vineyards of Healdsburg, CA
Hiking along the southern coast of the Big Island, was witness to the incredible lava flow!
8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
"Stars, Stripes, and Umbrellas". The rain didn't dampen the spirits of the community in Sammamish, WA. Residents donned rain gear and umbrellas to celebrate the fourth!

"Stars, Stripes, and Umbrellas". The rain didn't dampen the spirits of the community in Sammamish, WA. Residents donned rain gear and umbrellas to celebrate the fourth!

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2010
Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: July 7, 2010, 1:07 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon PowerShot G10
Focal Length: 6.1mm
Shutter Speed: 1/8
Aperture: f2.8
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