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A sea stack at Yaquina Head on the Oregon coast in the fog.
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In My Career village, Ninh Phuoc, Ninh Thuan province Cham weaving by hand to create your own clothes for costumes.
Every year in the month 10 (Cham calendar), the Cham in Vietnam festival Ka numb. In the photo is a uniformed police procession Cham King up the tower Poklong Rai.
Hiking Mount Will with my husband and son.
Hon Tre and Kien Hai District, Kien Giang Province is a beautiful island, people live by fishing.
Coastal Maine, a day of sightseeing with family.
Visit to Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site, in Sauguas Ma.
Close-up of fungus on a rock, upstate New York, false color. False color was created using Photoshop Camera Raw.
Actias luna/Luna moth one of the largest in North America. This moth stayed on my outside step for a week before leaving.
Fun with a bit of makeup on a rainy day
Dragonfly resting on a rock
Visiting Deep Creek Lake, MD. Taken at sunrise, Nov 12, 2012.
We came across a wall in NYC where a street artist had left this portrait.
Medina,Malta captured while on a jeep tour
We came across a wall with this portrait by a street artist.
This photo captures a reflection off a store window. There was a climbing pole for anyone who wanted to try their climbing skills.  The window reflection has an ad for a soft drink which creates sugge
Man with umbrella walking in Old Town Square in Prague, Czech Republic.
View from the top of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, France.
Young girl admiring the Lennon Wall in Prague, Czech Republic.
A man sweeping a woman off her feet and kissing her.
Walking through Hallstatt, Austria.
A curious little spider jump
10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Dragonfly resting on a rock

Dragonfly resting on a rock

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Traralgon, Australia
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© Merryn Backman.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2010
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 12, 2012, 4:06 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D3000
Focal Length: 200mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2000
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO400
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