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This baby seal was resting on the boat launch in Hampton Harbor one afternoon.
Mallard splashing in pond
Bald eagle seen while I was camping.
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Three dolphins spotted while I was out fishing in Hampton Harbor (New Hampshire).
Walking down Piazza Navona saw an obscure door almost closed. Ignored and moved on. Next day, walked by it and the door was ajar, I tilted my head for a peakand my day changed  a fascinating church, u
The park in Boston MA
Fishing at local state park
Day in the park with my boyfriend
Leaves changing in the fall.
Tosh watches intently as a couple and their dog enjoy a walk through the complex.
I took this photo during a trip to Washington D.C in 2010. This was the last road trip my best friend and I took.  She had been diagnosed with cancer 4 years earlier and fought a brave battle but we l
I was camping at Lake Bistineau State Park, the cypress trees are captivating.
The Imperial Harem fact:Harem was ruled by sultan's mother, daughters, followed by Sultans wives and concubines hierarchically. Women at the harem who had not borne Sultan children ended up being maid
Climbing a rock cliff in the Badlands of North Dakota, looking down into the river valley.
Williams Arizona, on a cool, quiet morning.
Inspired by the lighting technique of Rembrandt.
View of the city from Central Park.
New York City skyline.
Food festival scene, Brooklyn.
Street scene, New York.
Street scene, New York.
Street Scene, Chinatown, New York City.
10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
I took this photo during a trip to Washington D.C in 2010. This was the last road trip my best friend and I took. She had been diagnosed with cancer 4 years earlier and fought a brave battle but we l

I took this photo during a trip to Washington D.C in 2010. This was the last road trip my best friend and I took. She had been diagnosed with cancer 4 years earlier and fought a brave battle but we lost her a year later. Taken with a Nikon D-40

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Springfield, Tennessee, United States of America
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© Ashley Ligon.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2010
Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 22, 2012, 6:07 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D40
Focal Length: 26mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f13
ISO: ISO200
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