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Before the Fireworks
Golden Sun rise 5 am
A ruby throated hummingbird approaches a flower.
Rainbow Over Lava Flow
An old shack engulfed by a cloud on the side of Baldy Mountain, New Mexico.
Endangered animal at rest
Sunrise over Bagan
Storm brewing from a mountain top while the sun was setting
Setting up shop
Making Cheroots
A butterfly while on a scenic drive through the Shenandoah National Forrest
Magic Sky
Face shot
Highlands of Northern Laos
Blanca lake
Waves for days
5 year old girl reading on the couch
A pilgrim sips from a fountain in Barcelona
A Fisherman on the River
Seagull on the pier in San Francisco
Solitude
Honoring the American flag
A Different Point of View
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Magic Sky

The greatest photo challenge I’ve given myself so far has been to capture the Aurora Borealis. After considerable frustration standing in the freezing dark forest at night(s), I figured it out! : ) And I thought of how people over the ages made stories from their Northern Lights experience. What did I see? The Big Disco in the Sky where I will one day dance forever on the treetops.

TAGS: Alaska, Aurora Borealis, Blue Sky, Night, United States

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Richland Center, Wisconsin, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© Dorothy Thompson.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2015
Total Views: 41
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: July 8, 2015, 10:22 p.m.
Camera Make:
Camera Model: NIKON D80
Focal Length: 28mm
Shutter Speed: 1/0
Aperture: f3.5
ISO: ISO800
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