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KSC Employees and the international press watch as Space Shuttle Atlantis is mated to the external tank for the last time.
I was taking pictures of the waves near Pipeline in Hawaii when I captured the dark clouds off shore with the water pulling back off of the beach into that beautiful blue wave coming in.
Hoopoe. While photographing from a hide (blind) located near a hoopoe nest in a large concrete pipe section filled with sand, I got this guy with his crest up bringing in a wasp to his four babies.
Happiness
A heavenly sunrise behind the church steeples.
A female Bald Eagle feeds her newborn eaglette.
A pair of Butterflies
A mother Great Horned Owl and her newborn owlettes.
Bridge at Night near famous Sydney Opera-house.
Striving to be serious
Harlequin Duck. I was photographing water birds swimming in, and flying along, a very fast moving river, when I got this guy just as he was starting to fly in front of a small waterfall dropping into
Gordon Cooper's spacesuit
I sat waiting and taking wave photos near Pipeline for a long time, just waiting for the right wave with the right light to roll in.
Suburban squirrel near my shed.
A symbol of American freedom on the open highway, the Chrysler Town and Country.
Live Giant Owl (Caligo memnon) Butterfly photographed at the Milwaukee Public Museum's Puelicher Butterfly Vivarium.
Reflection of trees on the river.
A buffalo strolls along through the tall grass seemingly unaware of Devil's Tower's imposing figure in the distance.
On the Water in Newcastle New South Wales, Australia.
Early in the morning around 6:30 a.m. before the sun rose one summer day in August, I walking on the sidewalk, walking through the fog. The large trees were bright green. I looked through the heavy fo
Clown Fish swimming among the anemones in the aquarium of the Denver Zoo.
Two cool dudes: an uncle and his nephew.
Live Giant Owl (Caligo memnon) Butterfly photographed at the Milwaukee Public Museum's Puelicher Butterfly Vivarium.
11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Gordon Cooper's spacesuit

Gordon Cooper's spacesuit

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Date Taken: 10.2013
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