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Walking my dog on the beach at sunset
Hot Air Balloon shadow at dawn
Alien or ???
A windsurfer in Tampa Bay
Shaded Artist
Time Frozen: Ferris Wheel & Food Truck
"Fingerprint Lake"
Sunset Skiing
Spider wrapping dragonfly
Shadows
Barnegat Lighthouse
Jumping into Crater Lake
Arboretum Christmas
Emergence of red clover flowers
Washington Monument
White Egret
A ladybug facing off with a tiny spider
Single Lily
Airplane flying into the sunset.
Great White
Anole lizards going up & down cattail stalks
Boardwalk Eats!
Water hyacinth in a lake in southern North Carolina
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Jumping into Crater Lake

I've always had a fear of jumping - especially into water. After a 45 minute downhill hike on the Cleetwood Cove Trail, I had no more excuses as to why I couldn't fall into this beautiful, clear blue water. I remember the butterflies in my stomach as I watched others around me fly in carelessly. My friends were calling me in. I closed my eyes, took a step and felt myself falling. I hit the 43 degree water and felt like my heart stopped. I was terrified but the experience was worth it.

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Cooper City, Florida, United States of America
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Date Taken: 07.2015
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 15, 2016, 9:24 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Klamath Falls, Oregon, United States of America