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Fog slowly fills in the valley beneath the vibrant hues.
The silhouette of a Great Blue Heron holds its elegant pose in the sun-kissed waters.
Flaming maple leaves blaze against a dark background
Beams of light shoot across a mountainous expanse.
Water breaks through a moss-covered dam
Masdevallia orchid making ballet moves
Dawn Over the Golden Gate Bridge
Run Spottie Run !
At the New Year's Parade in New York City's Chinatown, this man on a float takes a cigarette break just before the start of the celebration. I think he was winking at me.
Family Gathering
Taken while hiking at Sacha Lodge, Ecuador
Enjoying a cold winter sunrise.
"The Sleeping Giant 2" View of the Eastern coast of Oahu. Some of the oldest remnants of the early Hawaiian settlers have been found on this coast.
"The Sleeping Giant" Oahu, Hawaii. This ancient peak separates the Maunawili and Waimanalo valley's, former home to the Paniolo, or Hawaiian Cowboys who ran cattle thru the mountains here.
Driving to work with the morning sun.
Hanging out with the family.
jumping for joy
A crane watching me.
Even in darkness there is Beauty.
The holy water font at St. Ignatius Church, Boston, MA
Two men fishing in the Gulf of Mexico.
Leaping into the sunset
I took this photo of my daughter, Sophia, at the Mulberry Arts Studio in Lancaster, PA, just prior to the start of my sister's wedding ceremony.  Sophia was twirling in the sunlight as a family friend
9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Enjoying a cold winter sunrise.

Enjoying a cold winter sunrise.

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Swanton, Maryland, United States of America
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© Charles Shaffer.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2011
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: March 30, 2011, 4:17 p.m.
Camera Make:
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Focal Length: 79mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f4.5
ISO: ISO200
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