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Whale watching off the southern tip of Brier Island in Nova Scotia was a thrill of a lifetime! Such gorgeous, graceful and gigantic creatures....
My daughter applying her special chipmunk feeding, thrill seeking technique at the cottage in Canada.
Sooty tern nesting on Bush Island, migrates from Florida to Africa
Hot Air Ballooning in Kansas
Mature Red Tail Hawk, Ponderosa Pine Forest of Colorado
Black Capped Chickadee on Ponderosa Pine
Fort Jefferson, Chalep above Dr. Mudd's cell...Dry Tortugas National Park
Canyon de Chelly National Monument....still in use as one of our nation's few national parks where the indigenous culture continues...agriculture continues as it has for thousands of years
Taking pictures at my cottage on Wellesly Island near Alexandria Bay, NY
Safe on Safari

Christopher is a game ranger and happily posed for this picture. He is part of the National Park game management to maintain eco-tourism. As well as control wildlife he has to fight
Photographers at Hot Air Ballooning.
Changing of the Guard

Dedicated to honour all American service members Unknown But To God the relief commander conducts a white-glove inspection of the M-14 rifle of the relieving guard before they
Carnival Girl

A celebration of carnival in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. I love the vibrant colours in the headdress and the exotic look of this carnival dancer.
Gone Fishing

A fisherman enjoying a delightful waterside location in Lincoln, England. At the tranquil and serene setting of a typical English countryside location he sits in quiet solitude with th
Spiritual Ways

The Otowa waterfall at the Kiyomizu-dera Temple. People use ladles to drink from 3 separate streams that offer a different benefit i.e. longevity, success at school and a fortunate l
Tradition

A school outing to visit a temple in Japan. Despite the many changes to the modern world these young ladies continue to wear traditional dress. A splash of colour on a dull rainy day!
Hot on the trail

A walking group in the blistering heat of Kings Canyon in Australia. For me an example of resilience and man against the elements. After a long hot walk I tried to capture just how
Castle of Dreams

With an impressive environment and landscape the historical, cultural and artistic value of Matsumoto Castle cannot be overlooked. It is the oldest five-story donjon tower in Japan
Tranquillity

The garden of the Sanjusangen-do temple in Japan. It combines the six attributes of spaciousness, seclusion, artifice, antiquity, watercourses and panoramas for a perfect landscape gar
Magical Taj

The Taj Mahal is majestic and strong at any time of the year. Truly a monument for all seasons. The structure is clad in white marble that miraculously changes colour during the day. Ex
Only Falls Rush In

A dramatic series of waterfalls the majestic Iguazu Falls straddle Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. Here the extravagance of natures creations competes with mans wildest dreams. 2
Copacabana Beach

Locals and tourists are able to relax, sunbathe and enjoy the powdery white sand of this famous beach. I like the vibrant colours of the parasols that shout Brazil. Sugarloaf mount
The Apostles

Originally 12 limestone sculptures formed by natural erosion. Now only 8 can be seen from the Great Ocean Road with erosion continuing at a rate of 2 cm per year. I love the dramatic b
8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Changing of the Guard Dedicated to honour all American service members Unknown But To God the relief commander conducts a white-glove inspection of the M-14 rifle of the relieving guard before they

Changing of the Guard Dedicated to honour all American service members Unknown But To God the relief commander conducts a white-glove inspection of the M-14 rifle of the relieving guard before they join the retiring guard to salute the Unknowns.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2010
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 22, 2010, 11:07 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal Length: 130mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f5.6
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