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Protest March
Pittsburgh at 5am while the city sleeps
A White Heron
Black sand beach in the mist
Beautiful New England farm
African Figures
Evidence of demolished
Ascending
Manhattan
Twigs in the Sky
Lincoln Memorial
Palette of Serenity
Lincoln Memorial
Blossoming tree with nest
Silhouette at Taj Mahal
Chuang Yen Monastery
Pieces of me - 5
Candlelighting in a Tibetan monastery
Atlantic Puffin on Skellig Michael
Cell Ghosts
A Farmer's Weekend
Sunset in Itacaré
Night Moves
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Palette of Serenity

Nature is often busy painting her canvas well before the sun breaks the horizon. Mornings like this more than make up for the days of cold, drizzle, and strong winds during a fall canoe adventure. It was a surreal and humbling experience, gliding across reflective waters of glass beneath endless skies rich with color and texture. One area of this large bay would capture our attention, and as the light and clouds morphed, my husband and I each glided our canoes to photograph many other perspectives. At one point, I simply sat in stillness amidst this incredible palette of pastels on the lake, slowly scanning 360°, hoping to absorb the stunning beauty and sensing the vastness of the wilderness. It was a magical morning.

TAGS: Canoe, Lake, Minnesota, Sunrise

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Hermantown, Minnesota, United States of America
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© Dawn LaPointe.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2016
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2016, 7:16 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Grand Marais, Minnesota, United States of America