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Childhood Innocence
Elephant Seals in San Simeon
Pink Flower
Balinese Cockfighters
Balinese Cockfighters
Spring Tulips
Waking Life Solar Portrait
Dancing Gobi
Coconut Pickers Solar Portrait
Solar Portrait Panela
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Sunrise from the mountain peaks on New Zealand
Sunrise in the Mountains
Peahi, Maui's surf spot famously named "Jaws" for massive waves
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Holding on to summer
Baby Pygmy Elephant Steals a Snack from Mom
Elephants Tumbling into the River
Three Elephants Racing for a Drink
Three Pygmy Elephants on the Bank of the Kinabatangan River
Butter lamp: Ganden Monastery
Two Elephants Eating
Three Elephants Eating
16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Sunrise from the mountain peaks on New Zealand

After spending the night in Mueller Hut, one of the back country huts of New Zealand in Mt Cook National Park, I rose early in the morning with frost covering campers tents and began my ascent up one of the smaller peaks facing Mt Cook for sunrise. I sat and watched the sun rise behind jagged peaks over a layer of clouds. I shared this scene and experience with other viewers who rose to watch the sun rise above the clouds and mountains.

TAGS: New Zealand

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Makawao, Hawaii, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Gloria Ford.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2018
Total Views: 43
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 18, 2018, 7:44 p.m.
Camera Model: NIKON D90
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/50
Aperture: f3.5
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PHOTO LOCATION Mt Cook Village, New Zealand