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Ratha Yatra Festival
Baby ocelots eat their afternoon meal
Drop Shadow
Palms and Piers in Tobago
Mossy Pool
Sunset Wheat
Arc of the Golden Light
Disco Truck
Close up of a jaguar
Saguaro
Impala
Pretty In Pink
Tobago Paridise
The Blues Live Here
Skyward
The eye of a jaguar
Palm trees on a Tobago Beach
When Seasons Collide
Hot Stepper
Old Women’s of An Ancient Village (Named as Chengzi Village)
The Colors of Autumn.
Jaguar
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14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Pretty In Pink

I shot this picture while on one of my earlier Englewood outings. I spotted this family sitting outside on the porch enjoying what was a very nice early summer’s afternoon. This family caught my eye. Something about them seemed gracious but unintentional. I approached with my camera and said "Could I take a picture of..." but before I even finished asking, a little girl about 5 years old taps me on my elbow. She says “my dress is pretty, I am pretty.” I say “Yes, you are pretty and your dress is very pretty.” She hops away and the women outside say it’s ok to take the picture. The family gathers on the porch, and I noticed that there were several generations represented in this one shot - from teenagers to grandmothers. But one stood out. This inquisitive little girl who was pretty and wanted me to know her dress was pretty. She is not even looking at the camera. She is looking at her dress. That’s Pretty in Pink.

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Date Taken: 06.2015
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