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Pure joy as she is wrapped in her husband's arms for the first time in 9 months.
California Golden Eagle
Love among the dahlias.
The most amazing thing in the world is witnessing a soldier meet his baby for the first time, which is what happened in this picture after being deployed for six months and missing the birth of his so
A homecoming 9 months in the making. The emotion in this photo makes me tear up every time I look at it.
Taken at an Operation Love homecoming.  The first time Mom got to see her boys in over six months.
Fall is beautiful in Seattle, and this one was taken from a different perspective showing the jewels of color from below, looking up.
A close up of a multi colored tulip at the Mt Vernon tulip festival.
Dead Horse Creek on Mt Rainier.  Taken from the Skyline Trail at Paradise.  So refreshing and inviting!
Innocence: children playing on swings
A spot of color in the middle of a grey Seattle winter. If you squint your eyes you can almost picture the caterpillar from Alice in wonderland smoking his hooka.
The beautiful blue water in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico with a single dock and boat that make me dream of taking off in that boat to snorkel and enjoy the perfect blue ocean.
Taken early morning at Green Lake in Seattle.  The fog was rolling through and I caught the sun and the far shore before it was engulfed again.
A baby Racer snake on a Bird of Paradise flower
Beautiful Mt Rainier on a recent bluebird day.  Taken on the skyline trail at Paradise near Myrtle Falls.
Just one of the moments I captured on my adventure in the Redwood Forest.  The sun flare in this image is everything! I was captivated with the natural beauty.
Caterpillars in his little world
Longhorn - this fellow really stood out
San Francisco never seizes to amaze me, such a cultured experience.
San Francisco Street performer captured in 2013, just a day in the city.
A different view on Taj Mahal
Worker
Walking through the Smokey Mountains.
11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
The beautiful blue water in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico with a single dock and boat that make me dream of taking off in that boat to snorkel and enjoy the perfect blue ocean.

The beautiful blue water in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico with a single dock and boat that make me dream of taking off in that boat to snorkel and enjoy the perfect blue ocean.

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Auburn, Washington, United States of America
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© Shauna Kruse.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2013
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 3, 2013, 6:42 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D90
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO200
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