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London King's Cross Railway Station
Fun and festive Fourth of July
Glow of the Macaw
Playing Before the Parthenon
Sunrise on the Cumberland
Cathedral Group - Grand Tetons
Grand Tetons
Sunrise - Black Canyon of the Gunnison
Sunset on Tybee
A walk to remember
Flamingo at JW Marriott Palm Dessert
Sunlight shining through a decorative sun face in my garden
American flag with tractor in hayfield in back ground
In The Dark
A boy agrees to pose for a photograph at his family's firework stand.
Sin
A Canyon Wall in The Narrows of Zion National Park
Fireworks in July
Simple Nature
Ferris wheel at Kemah Boardwalk, Houston, TX
Fireworks while the day ends
Half Dome - Yosemite Nat. Park
Buttoning my shirt before lunch!
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Sunlight shining through a decorative sun face in my garden

I had wanted to write short stories in my free time this summer, so I took photos around my house and in my yard for inspiration. We have been growing hostas for years around our big tree in the front yard, and we put a couple decorative stakes around the tree as well. My mom, who was also in the yard with me, wondered if taking a picture of the sun coming through one of the stakes would look cool. I ended up producing that photo. The shining strands in between each of the sun's rays are cobwebs, and the late afternoon sun is peeking over the stake.

TAGS: Decoration, Garden, Illinois, Sun, Sunburst, United States

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Metamora, Illinois, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Alana Terry.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2016
Total Views: 59
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: July 4, 2016, 7:25 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D3100
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Metamora, Illinois, United States of America