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Darkness Meets Light
Fall Leaves
Golden architecture in downtown Victoria, Canada
Exhibition Mine
Trekkers in Nubra Valley, Ladakh, India.
In Deep Thought
Cemetery Lighthouse
Catching the wave to make the announcement.
Thank You For Flying Southwest
The Hindu Kush
the Worthless Blue Forest
Chasing the sunrise in Northern Virginia.
Saw a bee pollinating flower on a stroll through Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Nature in motion
Alaskan Frontier
Maribell Caves Hotel
Simple Flower
A Storm Approaches
A Day At The Yard
Burned forest along the John Muir Trail in Yosemite National Park
Lake Powell
Indian Ocean, Anyer, Indonesia.
"Camper's Dream" Portage Glacier, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
F-18 Sunburst
13th Annual Photo Contest
Chasing the sunrise in Northern Virginia.

I was told Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge, VA was a nice place to see the sunrise. And being a fan of sunrises, I decided to go one morning. I ended up leaving a little later than expected, and while driving, started to see the sky light up faintly. As I entered the State Park, I wasn't sure where I could see the sun rise best, so I decided to drive along and hope to get a clear view of it. I probably drove a little faster than I should of, as I saw more pink was appearing. Then finally, near the end of the road, I saw the fishing pier, and knew I would see the sun rise from there. I quickly ran with my camera, ran into a few photographers along the way, and then started taking pictures knowing each second would change the picture. Once I took a few pictures, I finally paused, took a deep breath, and treasured the moment of seeing the sunrise, the water ever so still, and the sky so beautiful with all its colors.

TAGS: United States, Virginia

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Vienna, Virginia, United States of America
Member since 2015
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© Jackie Choi.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2015
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 19, 2015, 8:38 p.m.
Camera Make: LG Electronics
Camera Model: VS985 4G
Focal Length: 4.0mm
Shutter Speed: 1/120
Aperture: f2.4
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PHOTO LOCATION Woodbridge, Virginia, United States of America