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Off the Path
Great Blue Heron taking off after an early morning fall breakfast on our pond.
Great Blue Heron in flight after an early morning fall breakfast on our pond.
Under the Overpass
Ghostly ship at Port-au-Persil, Quebec (Charlevoix region) - The combination of the fog, the sun reflecting on the water and the ship captured my fancy.
Between the Rain
Sunrise at a resort in Akumal (Mexican Riviera). As I woke up early most mornings, I took the opportunity to shoot several breath-taking sunrises. This was the most impressive one. The colours were in
"Mystic Falls"  Surounded by cliffs on both sides I stood before an enchanting and hidden falls few people know about.  With no trails or roads nearby all I could hear was the sound of the water rushi
Late night snow plower at train terminal.
"Hidden Vista"
I stood in a hidden clearing with the smell of fresh rain hanging in the air.  The setting sun gave the distant mountains a vibrant glow while a gentle wind rustled the leaves below.
The Forgotten
Rising above at dawn
"Earth, Fire and Water"  The setting sun cast rays above the mountains as the color and light mixed in the smoke.  The smell of the fall leaves was all around, engaging all my senses as I viewed a lan
Searching for the Right Angle
I saw this sunset during a Medieval camp I attended during the summer and it made me think of how sunsets might look on Jupiter. The clouds appeared to swirl (to the left of the photo) as they do in J
"Above the Loft"
The smell of fall grass hung in the air as the mountains in the distance still held the lingering wisps of smoke from a wildfire.  Stars filled the night sky above as light revealed
Flying over the Canadian Rockies at approx. 38,000 ft.! It was morning. The sun was still low and the sky was clear. The mountains seemed so close. I was in complete awe. What a sight!
THE Vegas strip
Dusk
While visiting Washington DC for my first time, my brother noticed someone had left Tulips on the fountain near the Tomb for the Unknown Soldier. It was touching.
enjoying the summer on 2 wheels
enjoying the summer on 2 wheels
Heavy thunderstorm in Croatia.
9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Rising above at dawn

Rising above at dawn

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© Hila Mezuman.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2011
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 13, 2011, 2:07 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 60D
Focal Length: 70mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f2.8
ISO: ISO400
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