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Sunset over Corona Del Mar beach in California.
The terrifying moment when you fall from the nest into the clutches of the evil world..A Young Bulbul in my garden
The Start of Life,a young plant growing in a heap of dirt
Louvre Pyramids  Mouill
This is what you see if you brave the heat and look up into a rising hot air balloon!  Amazing colors and instructive too.  We were flying over Winter, California in our first balloon flight and had a
Stream catching the reflections of the sky and trees along its banks makes for a serene setting
Beautiful sky and trees behind a North Yorkshire field.
Sun setting on Whitby Abbey, casting long shadows in a mystical way. This Abbey is perched on the heights above Whitby just near the graveyard that inspired Bram Stoker's Dracula.
Actually was stuck in traffic and happened to notice the evening sun hitting this bunch of trees in an irresistible way, so I took the picture.
Sunset on the Mississippi
Beautiful view of the Winter, California valley water features, shared by two sets of floating people
This sneaky sea gull was stalking us through some reeds, hoping to snatch away any morsel that might drop from our table.
I always wondered how fortune cookies were made!  This women in Chinatown, San Francisco, operates a machine that pours the batter, backs the cookie, and then she thrusts in the special message and fo
What could be more American than Chinatown in San Francisco, California!  Our diversity is what makes us so strong, and life very interesting in the United States.
This is an exclusive beach along the Monterey, California coast, only open to the locals!  The sea lions are comfortably sunning themselves without fear of interruption (what you can't see in this pic
Traffic jam, San Francisco Style!  Tourists waiting for tourists to drive down the crookedest street in San Francisco.
The final moments of a beautiful Balloon ride over Winter, California.  Coming down on a wonderfully wheat yellow field, the shadow tells the story.
Monterey, California coastline walk, harbor seals playing in the water, pelicans and loons on the rocks.  What a view for the lucky locals.
Mainstreet Tifton, Georgia provides a patriotic shot in the arm
Floating over Winter, California in our own balloon, we are able to see the reflection of another balloon passing over water below.
Grauman's Chinese Theatre
Patriotic homeless man sleeping
A photo over looking the dock.
10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
This sneaky sea gull was stalking us through some reeds, hoping to snatch away any morsel that might drop from our table.

This sneaky sea gull was stalking us through some reeds, hoping to snatch away any morsel that might drop from our table.

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© Dwight Pinkley.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2012
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 5, 2012, 8:20 a.m.
Camera Make: LEICA
Camera Model: D-LUX 4
Focal Length: 12.8mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f4.5
ISO: ISO80
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