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a beautiful view from shravanabelagola
Horned frog, Megophrys nasuta, in Brunei Darussalam.
Roaming old Nazarene market in a sunny day.
A gull enjoying a sunset stroll on the beach at Bandon, Oregon.
This image explores the dialogue between space and body in which formal qualities are used to create a naturalistic sense of calm & quiet. I look to create a sense of ambiguity to the images as means
Trappist monk praying alone in the chapel.
Exploring possibilities
Driving through Conifer, CO

Canon 60d, Tamron 70-300mm
The Golden Gate - there are so many great perspectives to shoot this bridge from.  This from the North end.
A setting sun highlights clouds over the jetty at Ocean City, MD.
The Calabash Female - We found this amazing female on the banks of the Sand River in MalaMala Game Reserve.  She soon tired of us and gave us one last look before wading across the river and out of si
Crossing - We had been surrounded by about 125 elephants as we sat in our Land Rover by the Sand River.  As the afternoon wore on, they slowly crossed back over the river.  The light got better and be
On the Run- This cheetah was the last of a coalition of four crossing the plain in Kruger.  He had been distracted and was running to catch up with the others.  I caught him with a slow-shutter pan.
Hot Pursuit-  I captured this Caracal in pursuit of a guinea fowl.  I caught the caracal but the guinea fowl escaped.
Morning Light - On an early morning game drive we came across this big male leopard bathed in the orange glow of the african sunrise.
Night Hunter- The first night drive of our safari brought us this sighting of a large male leopard in a tree.  Lit only by our guide's torch, it was one of my favorite photos from the trip.
Violet Breasted Roller in the Kruger.  While on safari in Kruger National Park, we were able to enjoy these quick, colorful little birds.  This one fluffed up against the cold winter morning.
Addo Elephant park, Addo, South Africa, 2012
Water lily in bloom
the love of my life, my husband Gerry, on one of his not so good days dealing with cancer.
Blue jay catching the sunrise
Dragonfly hesitates
Daydream, my daughter, she is my whole universe
11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Crossing - We had been surrounded by about 125 elephants as we sat in our Land Rover by the Sand River. As the afternoon wore on, they slowly crossed back over the river. The light got better and be

Crossing - We had been surrounded by about 125 elephants as we sat in our Land Rover by the Sand River. As the afternoon wore on, they slowly crossed back over the river. The light got better and better, making this amazing scene even more surreal

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© Douglas Croft.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2012
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: March 23, 2013, 6:17 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D5000
Focal Length: 200mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO400
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