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Sea Anemone during low tide
All fluffed out
Look what I caught Ma!
Gone Fishin'
The World's best "Natural Wonder" is the Beautiful Grand Canyon. The design, and colors from the sky at 38,000 ft. can only give you an idea of how large it is, and the wonder of it's creation.
Summer Tanager
July 4th Fireworks is an American Tradition. Fireworks, family picnics, and the red, white & blue. Go USA.
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gasparilla Island, Boca grande, Florida. This historical, landmark lighthouse sits on the tip of the Island, and lights the way for yachts and ships to harbor, on the Gulf of Mexico.Built in early 180
Flying over the beautiful Florida Islands,and the Gulf of Mexico, in a vintage Taildragger. Taking aerial photos and watching the sharks and dolphins swim below. Doesn't get much better than this in A
Industrial Park in Monroe Twp., NJ
Mr Cooper

(Cooper's Hawk in Cook County, IL)
"Water is Life"..ride the wave. The waves roll in on the Gulf of Mexico.
Gondola view at the 10,000 ft. summit, of The Alp Mts, in Engleberg, Switzerland. Titlis Ski Resort, where the gondola rotates 360 degrees, for a grand view.
Breakfast for the bugs. Nature at work.
A Crisp Colorado Mule Deer Morning
The Fish are spawning, in this pond. Nature at work.Looks like the craters on the moon.Weird image.
Hand Blown Glass Art Sculpture. Displayed on the Ceiling of the Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas. Beautiful when lit and the natural light is behind it to reflect the bright colors of glass.
Liberty State Park looking toward New York City
4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS. COLORS THAT LIT THE NIGHT SKY WITH WONDER.
Historical Abbey of The Benedictines, built in the 1500's, in Engleberg, Switzerland. Located at the foothills of the Swiss Alp Mts, and a major landmark to the little Ski Village of Engleberg.
Tropical Bird of Paradise Flower. A beautiful exotic flower and plant.
pair of jeans
9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Mr Cooper (Cooper's Hawk in Cook County, IL)

Mr Cooper (Cooper's Hawk in Cook County, IL)

TAGS: Illinois, United States

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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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© Craig Thayer.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2010
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: March 5, 2011, 4:48 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 40D
Focal Length: 360mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f7.1
ISO: ISO400
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