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Osprey in Flight
Thanking God for answered prayers of rain.
Aurora Borealis at Chilkoot Lake
"Our Daily Bread"
Misty morning at Lookout Studio
Double-Crested Cormorant
The Catch 2 - Brown Bear vs. Salmon
NYC Yoga Highline
Silhouettes By The Window
Instinct
Bald Eagle at Sunset
Luna's Icy Throne
Fountains of Bellagio
Piercing the Heavens
Mountain Range in British Columbia
Texas cave Rock shop
Columbia River in Flight
Water spirit
The Other Day, I Met a Bear
Blowing Smoke
American Free-Time
Hungry goat
Mountains Near Whistler
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Luna's Icy Throne

It absolutely amazes me how sometimes you can just be in the right place at the right time. I had no idea that on the single evening in Greenland that we would decide to rent a private charter out to sea to photograph the colossal icebergs, it would fall on July 27th. This day happened to coincide with the longest lunar eclipse of the century. It was to our surprise that, shortly after the sun dipped below the horizon, the blood red moon peered at us atop this smooth rippling iceberg, as if discovering a perfect seat to perch upon. Miles from civilization, in the middle of the Arctic Ocean, the queen of the red sky sits on her icy throne...and she is mesmerizing in her beauty. What an extraordinarily lucky experience for me to have for my first time shooting her.

TAGS: Arctic, Greenland, Iceberg, Seascape, Twilight

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© Ryan Newburn.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2018
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 15, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Ilulissat, Greenland