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Traditional Garden Roof
Queen of the Night
Sunrise at Langmu Monastery
Skyline Arch looking east
Hiking Mount Sherman - Colorado
Public bus: Rwanda
Taking in the sky
Creek in Hyalite
Head-on hyper-sonic
Climbing Sand Dunes
Summer climbing
Sunrise at the foot of the Sleeping Giant
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Queen of the Night

The Queen of the Night. This flower blooms once, maybe twice a year (if you're lucky) for one night only. I call it the alien flower, because before it opens it looks freakishly odd. It'll begin to open around nine or ten in the evening, and by sunrise it will have already closed up. It's quite a blessing to capture the rare moment.

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San Antonio, Texas, United States of America
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Date Taken: 07.2015
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 20, 2015, 4:03 p.m.
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