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The Brooklyn Bridge a Different Approach
Honey bees on freshly laid comb
Morning light, Leather shop, Oaxaca Mexico
Sunny Morning
Sensoji Temple by night in Asakusa, Tokyo
Go Ruck through the streets of St. Louis
Dragonfly on wooden bridge fence.
Sunset through the trees
Eye of the Forgotten
plow lifter
Gone in a Cloud of Smoke
"Don't forget to stop and smell the roses!"
St. Marys Anglican Church on bright winter day.
Monks walking around Lagoon Valley
Playing in waves
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Butterfly while Roaming in my village.
Bird in a Tree
Fireworks
Hydrangea
fireworks 2015
Pretty Pink Flowers
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
"Don't forget to stop and smell the roses!"

We live in a busy world that is getting busier every second! We are walking fast because we need to get to somewhere; we are taking on the phone because we have an important business. We ignore those daily beauties that surround us. But no matter how busy we get, we should always stop and smell the roses! This picture is an ordinary, but not so ordinary lily in a city garden. It is inspired by my high school teacher, who wrote on my yearbook: “Don’t forget to stop and smell the roses!” As a high achieving student, I was always focused on school. Now that I have grown older, I see the importance of noticing even the smallest details in nature around our cities. Our professional achievements can only bring us somewhere, but not everywhere so don’t forget to stop and smell the roses!

TAGS: Beautiful, Flower, Lily, Nature, Pennsylvania, United States

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Image Source: mobile
Date Taken: 07.2015
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: July 7, 2015, 4:16 p.m.
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Camera Model: iPhone 5c
Focal Length: 4.1mm
Shutter Speed: 1/73
Aperture: f2.4
ISO: ISO50
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