Natural World
arrow left arrow right
photo contest slideshow
A little girl in Belize is surprised by a curious dog.
A man waiting on the corner in Antigua, Guatemala.
A man selling hats on the beach in Caribbean.
Stepping across the artistic floor at roof-top cafe in Shanghai's Museum of Contemporary Art.
Watching the sun set over a field in Calgary, Canada.
Watching the sunrise over the volcanos at La Casa de Mundo in Guatemala.
Aspen trees at a private ranch in Calgary, Canada.
Exploring a sacred cave in Phuket, Thailand.
Hiking through the Canadian Rockies.
A fallen rock at the edge of the Columbia Icefield in Jasper National Park.
Out for a drive with my husband.
A blooming bird of paradise that I found while walking through my neighborhood.
Traveling by boat through a rain storm on the way back from James Bond Island, Thailand.
Exploring the Columbia Icefield in Jasper National Park.
Wilson Memorial Chapel, Boothbay Harbor, Maine
A stroll through a community park in Ocean Beach, California.
Early spring morning with Chinatown shoppers.
Taking my dog on a stroll through the neighborhood.
Surfer riding a large wave during the aftermath a east coast tropical storm.
Polar bear at Indy Zoo
Close-up of an agave plant.
A wall in Antigua, Guatemala.
We built this duck box hoping a duck would nest. We were happy when the blue bird stopped to rest there.
8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
A blooming bird of paradise that I found while walking through my neighborhood.

A blooming bird of paradise that I found while walking through my neighborhood.

TAGS: California, United States

photographer avatar
Tampa,
Member since 2014
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Jill Blessing.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2009
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Oct. 27, 2010, 2:23 p.m.
Camera Make:
Camera Model: NIKON D80
Focal Length: 150mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO200
Report This
SMITHSONIAN.COM COLLECTIONS
PHOTO LOCATION San Diego, California, United States of America