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The contrast between the old and the new.Photograph taken in Prague during the winter time in 2011
while looking at a hornbill in a cage, the hornbill stared at me as if in recognition.
While visiting the local zoo, this reptile was looking at me as if asking to be photographed.
Butterfly normally perch on flowers for the nectar. This butterfly was seen perching on a leaf instead, maybe just to rest for a short while.
Looking for subjects to photograph, I saw two dragonflies of different specie landed on a stalk of grass. This is a rare occurance as the moment the second dragonfly lands, the first dragonfly will fl
Mourning Star
Moscow City at dusk
An iguana was seen warming up on a rock in the pond in the morning. Slowly, I crept up as close as possible without frightening it away.
Walking beside a pond, I saw this dragonfly landing on a lotus flower.
Atop Mt. Washington in the White Mountains
This image was inspired by Lewis Carroll's, Alice in Wonderland.  Alice is strong, adventurous and fearless.
Leaves in water in Central Park lake
My rose bush with this one and only bloom at the time. It had just got done raining and the light from the sun looked beautiful on this rose.
Leaves in water in Central Park lake
Tree frog napping on the front porch after a storm.
Baby Bearded Dragon.
Biking through the Park in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.
Spring Hike through Grand Canyon  Beautiful Ribbon Falls, Grand Canyon
My 3 year old son watching his first sunset.  A powerful moment for both of us.
A family vacation to the Grand Canyon.
Becoming a rainbow.
An bee taking in some of spring time's most lovely flowers.
in my backyard
trip to national park
10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
My rose bush with this one and only bloom at the time. It had just got done raining and the light from the sun looked beautiful on this rose.

My rose bush with this one and only bloom at the time. It had just got done raining and the light from the sun looked beautiful on this rose.

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Anderson, Indiana, United States of America
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© Rachael Shirley.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2012
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: May 2, 2012, 9:51 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D60
Focal Length: 190mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO400
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