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Early morning Malibu Surfers
Emerald Pool stream
This variety of rose is so intricate with the many petals in various layers.
The circle of life comes to an end here as an oleander flower has fallen to the ground in late Summer.
Green tea looks great in color or black and white photography. This was taken at a local coffee and tea place in The Meadows Mall in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The century plant grows and grows and grows until it reaches 100 years old and then it dies. This century plant is located at Ethel M Chocolate Factory And Cactus Gardens in Henderson, Nevada.
A majestic and ancient dance of Native Americans brought to life.
A Perfect Day
He loves me, he loves me not... a pretty lil' daisy in my parent's front yard.
My Dad loves to drive from his home in Las Vegas, Nevada to Primm, Nevada to go over the state line to purchase California Lottery tickets. He invited me along the day I took this photo of the Rollar
When I looked up at this sky last Spring I knew it was a photo opportunity. What I got was amazing. This photo was not altered or manipulated in any way yet it looks as if it was made on a paint progr
My family and I went to Big Bear Lake California in the Summer and it is here where we saw a half of mile of fence with these American flag banners on it. Reminds me of decorations they put up at poli
Lubber grasshopper playing shy in the Florida heat
Summertime flowers bloom in my Sister-in-Laws backyard
A trip to Kings Canyon brought us to Zumwalt Meadow and this spectacular view of the King's River.
A view over the shoulder of a Lubber Grasshopper
At a fraternity banquet, groups photos were being taken outside. The horse & buggy driver waited nearby.
Visiting the Grand Canyon at sunset
Along the Freemont River and Mancos Cliffs in Utah.
Summer birthday party fun.  Children playing with any and all forms of water!
Snagging a meal.
Lubber grasshoppers view from the porch
Summertime blooms in my Sister-in-laws backyard
8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
My family and I went to Big Bear Lake California in the Summer and it is here where we saw a half of mile of fence with these American flag banners on it. Reminds me of decorations they put up at poli

My family and I went to Big Bear Lake California in the Summer and it is here where we saw a half of mile of fence with these American flag banners on it. Reminds me of decorations they put up at political events.

TAGS: California, United States

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America
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© Melanie Velez.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2009
Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 4, 2010, 1:28 p.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: DSC-S700
Focal Length: 15.1mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f9.3
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Big Bear City, California, United States of America