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Two lion cubs watching their brother playing.
This is a composite image of the entire lunar eclipse cycle that I viewed.
My hometown's county fair.
Chicago, IL on a cool spring day.
There was a small airport in the town where I lived that had a few of these old run down planes sitting out in a field that are now just homes to numerous critters.
The beautiful colors of the Caribbean island Curacao. THe vibrant colors come alive while walking down the strip. Curacao is known for this beautiful strip of colorful buildings. Cruise ships anchor o
Cows grazing in peaceful Hill Country, Texas
A hungry sparrow enjoys the seeds of autumn flowers.
Mr. Marmot enjoying the sunshine and a spectacular view.
I came across this rather violent scene in a pond in a local forest....the good news is, the fish actually broke free...
The Chunks of Lago Grey
Monarch Butterfly on a Coneflower at my local library.
Spotting the Stripes on safari in Botswana.  These beautiful Zebra caught us sneaking some photos and quietly left shortly thereafter.
Visiting children in the villages of Northern India with the Lady Willingdon Hospital Staff of Manali.
I was watching the sunset on Marathon island when I spied this boat coming in from the distance and waited until it perfectly split the trees and was below the sun.
Dad carries his daughter's coat on a hike through Silver Falls State Park, Oregon.
Watching a sunset on Marathon island with the brother-in-law and niece.
On the Beach of St. Thomas Island..(Bahama's)
Dressed in traditional Quechua attire, Peruvian women in Cusco take a break from visiting with tourists to chat and eat.
Descent Into Itis (Photo  Jeffrey DeCristofaro.)
The Richmond Hill Inn, once one of the most beautiful tourist spots in Asheville, North Carolina, was destroyed by fire in 2011, but it haunts the memories of those who first saw it. (Photo  Jeffrey D
Unfazed by the 103 storey drop below her, my niece calmly ties her shoe above Chicago from the Willis Tower Skydeck.
A peaceful view of The Sacred Valley, Peru.  Taken from the back of the aptly named Hiram Bingham Train in 2011; the 100th year anniversary of Binghams discovery of Machu Picchu.
9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Monarch Butterfly on a Coneflower at my local library.

Monarch Butterfly on a Coneflower at my local library.

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Silver Cliff, Wisconsin, United States of America
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2011
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 30, 2011, 11:56 a.m.
Camera Make: Konica Minolta Camera, Inc.
Camera Model: DiMAGE A2
Focal Length: 50.8mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f3.5
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