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Cafe downtown
Mars Ascending
Harvest Moon
Man in the pool
Woman dancing at Mountain Jam.
Tricolored Heron perching in mangrove
outrigger sunset
Ruby throated hummingbird on royal catchfly
Italy Statue with Sky
Half Dome at Twilight
A concert goer at Mountain Jam.
Everything's Gonna be Alright
Amish youth working farm with traditional horse drawn plow
shadows of yellow
Reddish Egret revealing magnificent wings
Haleiwa wave
A Gathering of Egrets and Herons on the Lookout
Nature Reclamation
Bridge view on the bay taken on an I-Phone
Ducks in Middlesex Fells
13th Annual Photo Contest
Half Dome at Twilight

There are but a few things that I truly cherish in life. Peace & Calm are on the short list. I didn’t know what was going to happen that evening. I had decided to set up two cameras, this one and the huge 8x10 camera. And in the midst of running back and forth between the two cameras, which were not so close together, not wanting to ‘miss the moment’ I was forced to pause by the shear beauty that was unfolding right in front of my eyes. The pause, if only for a simple few moments, filled me with a sense of peace and calm I am not likely to soon forget. It reminded me that we need to slow down and enjoy the simple truthful moments in life that come all too infrequent these days, because it is in those moments that we find real peace, real calm, life as it was meant.

TAGS: California, Landscape, Mountains, United States, Yosemite National Park

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Milwaukie, Oregon, United States of America
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© Rodney Lough Jr..
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Date Taken: 06.2013
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 13, 2015, 4:46 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION California, United States of America