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Pemaquid Point
Aerial footage over Meriden, CT
Chrysanthemum in bloom
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Mama went for a joyride
Snow in the Mogilev forest
Opie with his Coke
Sunset over Mount Baker
A solo piece of ice under the midnight sun
The Hollywood Hills on a hike
A barn while on a boat, at Tigre, Buenos Aires
Morning Light Rays the the Central Cascades
Colorful streamers celebrating Tanabata in Toide, Takaoka, Japan.
Volando sobre la buitrera (Flying over vulture's nest)
A woman looking out her door
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A wash after breakfast
Green Heron
Cape Fear River at home, Buies Creek, NC
Rajasthani Man Portrait
Monsoon clouds over Western Ghats, India
Snæfellsnes Sunrise
The View Remains the Same
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Morning Light Rays the the Central Cascades

This photo is showing sun rays of the early morning hours streaming across the central cascades leading up to Glacier Peak (the peak in the center of the photo). I had spent the night up in the lookout and got up at 4:30 to photograph blue hour and sunrise in the alpine. I had been up to this lookout many times before, but it was the only time I had seen hazy conditions which created the sun rays! This morning was one of the most unique experiences I have had in the central cascades. Being Washington's most active volcano, Glacier Peak's beauty has always captured my attention.

TAGS: Glacier, Nature, Washington

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Snohomish, Washington, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Nathaniel Cutshall.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2018
Total Views: 23
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: July 20, 2018, 3:46 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 200mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO100
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