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VIew from Red Roof Inn overlooking the water
Our past right before our eyes
a day in provincetown
The pure beauty of Oklahoma.
Flowers in Provincetown
Downtown St. Louis 4th of July Celebration- Playing in the City Garden Water Fountains
A backyard praying mantis sticks his head thru a bed of backyard marigolds after a brief summer shower.
A praying mantis at the exact moment he catches an unsuspecting fly.
A praying mantis chills out and dries off after a passing summer shower.
A hover fly nails a perfect landing on this backyard plant.
A perfectly camouflaged backyard yellow crab spider strikes out at this unsuspecting pollen-laden bee.
Taken at the exact moment of attack, a backyard praying mantis penetrates the thorax of his victim, a helpless katydid.
A backyard praying mantis right after a passing summer shower.
This alligator was only a foot away from me. Though separated by the safety glass of his enclosure, it's still quite unnerving to be so close to such a dangerous animal. In spite of this, they are rem
I've worked for Ralph since I was a kid. He has one of the largest collections of junk vehicles and other oddities that I have ever seen. Though he is and has mostly always been a very poor man, he ha
A breathtaking view of my home.
The laughing soldiers
Passing a Black H'mong in Vietnam
An inviting scene as a place to wander and sit in the yard or in the gazebo while visiting on a friends' farm in Pennsylvania. Would be a great place for a wedding comes to mind...
In the workshop.
We went for a walk to the river Volga before sunset. The open-wide mass of water made everybody silent and calm.
A friends' late 1800's colonial farmhouse, taken while attending dinner at their home.
Old Tyme Bath Time
9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Taken at the exact moment of attack, a backyard praying mantis penetrates the thorax of his victim, a helpless katydid.

Taken at the exact moment of attack, a backyard praying mantis penetrates the thorax of his victim, a helpless katydid.

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Windsor, Connecticut, United States of America
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© Robert Kalman.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2010
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 21, 2011, 11:50 a.m.
Camera Make: Panasonic
Camera Model: DMC-FZ30
Focal Length: 19.7mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO100
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