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Man's best friend
The North Bridge
Towering autumn sunflowers brush the sky
Little Princess
A Phantom Chevy in a Ghost Town
View of Castle Terrace
Relentless Seabirds
Look at me
Glacier Seal
Ice Process
I see the moon
Icy Landscape
Stunning Nudi
Future and present
Lincoln Cathedral and market square
Old Lincoln, England
Blue Heron on the Occoquan River
Sunset Fishing
Physical Culture
Punt on the water
Big banyan
Japanese bridge over the lake in Robin Hill, Isle of Wight
12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
I see the moon

As a child, I was always fascinated by the moon. I haven't been in a better place to see it now than Oklahoma. The vast expanse of sky on clear night will make even the faintest star bright. The moon was especially clear, clouds were almost non existent, and the color of the moon gave the night an especially special feel. The bright and dark spots gave such contrast to the orange orb that I was mesmerized by its brilliance.

TAGS: Illumination, Oklahoma, United States

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© Sarah Swanson.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2013
Total Views: 61
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 18, 2014, 10:38 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
Focal Length: 150.5mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f5.8
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PHOTO LOCATION Lone Grove, Oklahoma, United States of America