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On a recent trip to Canyonlands, I spent the night at Mesa Arch photographing the milky way. It was shining brighter than I had ever seen before, and was absolutely spectacular.
I spent a week in Patagonia without ever seeing the mountains due to overcast conditions. On my last day, as I was driving out of the park, the clouds parted and revealed this wonderful rainbow.
"Out of the Shadows"
I was up and out on the streets in Kanpur early morning.  Just as I past an ancient-looking doorway a man stepped out of the shadows and into the light.  I asked if I could take
I hiked out to this kiva in Utah planning on photographing it in the night, but a huge thunderstorm came through and I was able to capture this image of the lightning striking in the distance.
I spent the night photographing Delicate Arch, and for my last photo I took this self portrait. It turned out to be my favorite shot of the night.
"Little Girl in Kanpur"We were driving out of Kanpur, India, an area known for its tanneries, when I spotted this little girl all dressed up with her flip-flops on her feet.  I yelled stop to the driv
Friends always stick together...
What it's like to be an ant.
Experimenting with splashes, it was just another shot on the LCD screen of my dslr. But once I uploaded it to the big screen, I was pleasantly surprised.
HDR Moon
Me Jumping to my favorite drink.
Palo Duro Canyon State Park - Texas
Broken Brooklyn Pay Phone
Basin Lake Trail Waterfall in the mountains near Red Lodge, Montana
Chittagong is the main port city of Bangladesh. The Naval Beach is not that much popular as it is not measured as preset travel destinations such as sea beaches or waterfalls. But trust me; you would
Beach sunrise Kill Devil Hill,North Carolina.
this picture which represents the one of the component of the GINGEE FORT also known as Chenji or Jinji or Senchi in Tamil Nadu, India is one of the few surviving forts in Tamil Nadu, India.
Squarrel taking time to smell the flowers
Lurking in the flora.
A monkey sitting and licking the mango stick ice on the dyke wall of the dam during a pleasant evening.
Less than a week old elk calf waiting for his mother to return in Grand Teton National Park.
11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest


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Higgins, Texas, United States of America
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© Melanie Davis.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2012
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: May 27, 2013, 4:44 p.m.
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Camera Model: COOLPIX P510
Focal Length: 142.6mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f5.2
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