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Spiderweb Sunrise
A sunrise of fire at Niagara Falls
Sunset over Monarch Beach
Fresh Cut at Celebrity Lounge
Way to the temple
A mosquito sits on the rock, while a wolf spider lurks overhead
Bhopa family in the desert
Red White & Blue
A damselfly peeks over a leaf
Colorado sunset
Alice
It's not a bee?
Youth at Sunrise
Three great pups at the Great Lakes
witnessed the innocent creation of god while climbing the stairs at batu caves to see the creator of this thunderous nature.
Arizona mountain fog
"Where do I go from here?"
Road Less Traveled
The competition
Paris lovers
Lettuce growing in the Hoop House of NMU.
Flower power.
A carrot making its way out of the ground.
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
It's not a bee?

What I thought was a bee pollinating flowers turned out to be a hummingbird clearwing moth. Very pretty. I set the shutter speed high to capture the wings.

TAGS: Action, Moth, Stop, United States, Virginia

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Glen Allen, Virginia, United States of America
Member since 2016
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Copyright:
© David Pearson.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2016
Total Views: 27
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Sept. 10, 2016, 9:01 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL SL1
Focal Length: 55mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2500
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO1600
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