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Normally, I am reluctant to photograph nesting birds, but the mother Allens Hummingbird built her nest adjacent to the rear door of a friend's urban Los Angeles home and did not appear concerned about
Not only was I pleased with the photographic results, but I thoroughly enjoyed watching a rare 360 degree sunset on winter at California's famous Mono Lake.
The snow falling in my neighborhood.
Our Foster Dog "Johnny Cash" is available for adoption through a rescue organization that saves dogs that are going to get put to sleep.  He is obviously great with kids, as can be seen in this pictur
Alone with a Classic.
Sedona, Arizona, an unusual overnight snowstorm, Cathedral Rocks is an American Icon - but in the snow it is unbelievable.
the magic of Varanasi
Manikarnika ghat
Sunset on the Beach
a falling God
The Marvel of Fall in Sedona, Arizona.  Taken on a hike in West Fork, Oak Creek Canyon, during peak leaf season.  The colors were breathtaking.
the dog
The birds
A Long, Long Time Ago.
When exploring Northern Arizona, we come across ancient sites and canyons.  This is one, Ha Ho No Geh Canyon, has been evolving for probably millions of years. A wonder to beho
Death
A Study in Black & White.
Taken in Slovenia, at a huge Lippizan Stallion Stud Farm, I saw this white mare with her foals - who are born totally black.  Seems like mom is pretending they are not hers!
The women Puja
Aarti Ceremony
walking down the ghats
Puffins - Coming or Going?
A simple gold and red bloom in Arizona.
Sedona, Arizona, during Monsoon season, in our front yard. I looked out the window and saw the sky turning into a magical world.  Camera in hand, I positioned myself near a huge Century plant, in full
The Bridge
Looking up at the San Francisco Bridge
9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
The birds

The birds

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2011
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 16, 2011, 4:17 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D5100
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/4000
Aperture: f20
ISO: ISO6400
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