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16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Eagle silhouette at sunset

My husband and I were vacationing in Washington and found a beautiful spot off the bluff of the Dungeness Recreational Area to watch the sunset. We were taking photos and admiring all of God's creation when all of a sudden, this majestic eagle flew past. Neither of us was quick enough to catch a photo, but then he did another swoop back and glided gracefully right in front of us. There was no chance to change any of the settings on my camera, but I ended up with a one in a million shot of the eagle silhouette up against the sun setting on the Salish Sea.

TAGS: Creation, Eagle, Sunset, Washington

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Port Washington, Wisconsin, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Michelle Nikolai.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2018
Total Views: 26
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Aug. 5, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON
Camera Model: COOLPIX L840
Focal Length: 17.6mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: f9.2
ISO: ISO125
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PHOTO LOCATION Sequim, Washington, United States of America