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During a safari in Masai Mara Kenya, we spoted this young cheeta mother under a tree shadow.
I zoomed my Nikon from a medium distance to fill the frame with this beauty
These cheeta cubs were playing in this tree while we approached their mother for a photo. I did not wanted to miss this pretty scene of all these cubs
gathering.
Leaving very early for an african safari I could see this globe approaching the rising sun in the horizon. I waited for the flame coming out every few seconds to match the red sun in the dark
Driving through Monument Valley Utha, I took this
scene late in the morning that capture in essence the sspirit of this great valley
During a Safari in Masai Mara Kenya, we spoted this cheeta under a tree shadow in a very hot late afternoon. I zoomed my Nikon from a medium distance to feel the frame with this beauty.
There was a large wedding reception at the Bucuti and the standing tables seemed to match the evening  sky
Fall Leaves on Boulder
Cliff Painting -- Chippewa Cree artistry
Loma Schoolhouse -- Old late 1800's one room schoolhouse.
Last Ride -- old saddle on fence rail
Returning to our hotel after dinner one evening we came across this young boy tilling he field with a team of mules.  I found his silhouette against the landscape interesting.
Annual vacation at the Bucuti Hotel in Aruba - two burrowing owls had made their nest in the nest in the sand on Eagle Beach.  Every morning I watched and waited for the perfect shot
Hide and Seek with a Goddess
Aunt Rivka
Wide angle of an EF-4 tornado in Salina Kansas.
Tornado ripping through a barn south of Ellsworth Kansas.
Drove from Seattle to Salina Kansas to witness an EF-4 tornado.
My niece and her prom date
Sweet Ohio Peach
Ghost Crab digging a hole...
Taken at Cape Henalopen State Park , Lewes DE
The picture was taken in a small town. My wife and I were on our 2nd anniversary retreat.
Doorway to the Atlantic Ocean!
10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Annual vacation at the Bucuti Hotel in Aruba - two burrowing owls had made their nest in the nest in the sand on Eagle Beach. Every morning I watched and waited for the perfect shot

Annual vacation at the Bucuti Hotel in Aruba - two burrowing owls had made their nest in the nest in the sand on Eagle Beach. Every morning I watched and waited for the perfect shot

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© Michele Phelan.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2010
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: July 4, 2012, 9:24 a.m.
Camera Make:
Camera Model: Canon PowerShot SX20 IS
Focal Length: 100mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f5.7
ISO: ISO400
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