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Daydream#004
Solid Determination
Old grass
Rolling with the Waves
Yellow wall
An ostrich mother with her babies
Iguana Soaking in the Sun
lake, rainbow colors, rocks, trees
The Biggest Fish
Black bear in the forest
Florida Beauty on Treetop
Shattered
The Curiosity
Wink
True Love
peaceful newborn poppies
Chicago River from the River Walk under Wabash St Bridge
Winter
Belly Dancer in a Greek Taverna
Cormorant with fish
A Chesapeake Bay heron stands triumphant on his post at dusk
Playboi Carti performing at Morehouse Homecoming
Pablo Chicago
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Shattered

A fallen tree on top of Cerro Grande serves as a testament to the harsh conditions of the peak. This tree was torched in the Cerro Grande fire that started at this exact spot in 2000, and it has since been destroyed by a summer lightning storm. This is the far backcountry of Bandelier National Monument, just on the borders of the Valles Caldera and Santa Fe National Forest. The background is the South Rim of the Valles Caldera.

TAGS: Fog, Frost, New Mexico, Weather, Winter

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Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America
Member since 2016
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Photo of the Day: 01.29.19 Editors' Pick
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© Andrew Gordon.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2018
Total Views: 4575
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D750
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/0
Aperture: f16
ISO: ISO250
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