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The Tokyo skyline best seen from the free observatory at the Tokyo Metropolitan Building.
A street-performing band plays on the streets of New Orleans during Mardi Gras
Wheel of the steamboat turns as I take a tour down the Mississippi River from New Orleans.
I took a steamboat river tour while in New Orleans. Snapped this from the front of the boat.
A statue and cathedral in New Orleans, shot on my trip to Mardi Gras
On our fan boat tour in the Louisiana bayou I snapped this photo of a gator hiding out. In the distance is another fan boat from the tour and miles of swamp.
Two gentlemen were playing chess on Canal Street in New Orleans. I paid them $3 to shoot their match
While visiting a market in New Orleans I found a pile of gator heads for sale.
Looking down the Aspen Mountain from gondola.
Stressed from looking for a flight at congested JFK Airport, a moment of sunset was a welcome reprieve.
The sun shown through this oak while I hiked by it, so I took the shot. The clouds looked like flames rising up from within the branches, so I altered the colors to make it resemble fire.
A stairway that seems to lead nowhere is carved into the rock at Zion National Park, Utah
Shot a wedding, captured an intimate moment while the bride and groom shared their first dance.
An old railroad bridge over by the beach in Oceanside, CA reflects off the water of a saltwater lagoon
Cacti blooming in California. Spotted it while on a hike
Seattle's waterfront ferry view
Hiking path at the Santa Rosa Plateau, Southern California
A day trip to San Diego with some friends
A flamingo I shot at the zoo
Angry and annoyed baby frog I found on a hike
California poppies in the weeds. Took this shot while on a hike at the Santa Rosa Plateau, Southern California.
Crayfish in a creek
Photo shoot with a friend of mine in the "country" (or at least the side of town that looks like the country)
11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
A stairway that seems to lead nowhere is carved into the rock at Zion National Park, Utah

A stairway that seems to lead nowhere is carved into the rock at Zion National Park, Utah

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Date Taken: 03.2011
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