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Newborn baby girl, 5lbs. Canon 7d, mark II
Flower smiled back at me!
Farmall H in Sutton, MA
Daybreak at Borobodur
North Carolina Beach Sunset. Caught after the rain.
Fungi sprouting from a downed and dying tree.
Larch Valley and The Valley of the 10 Peaks, Banff
A Colorado Springs sunset over the Mountains.
Colorado Springs sunset
Preparinging the line on a fishing pole.
Whaling dreams past and present
The Milky Way rising over the New River Bridge
The sunrise
Sport is everything 3
Scarlett Sky
Sport is everything 2
Butterfly Beauty
Dueling Ways of Life
5:15 am fog with Moon while fishing in Lake of The Isles, Thousand Islands, NY
Epic Sunset View
July full moon
14th Annual Photo Contest
The Milky Way rising over the New River Bridge

It was funny when I went down to this pitch black area by myself last autumn, there was a lone car parked alongside the road under the bridge. I saw somebody moving in the car and my mind immediately jumped to conclusions about why they were there. For some reason, I thought maybe a security guard or possibly somebody having a beer or doing drugs (I guess I'm naturally suspicious haha). As it turned out, it was another photographer all the way from New Orleans who when approaching me, called out "Man, you scared the hell out of me. Thought at first you were teenagers getting busy or someone trying to rob me." We ended up shooting photos together for an hour, but he had to leave. I tried to persuade him to stay because the Milky Way would eventually rise over the bridge, but he passed. Either way, I was beyond pleased to get this shot.

TAGS: Milky Way, United States, West Virginia

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
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© Matt Shiffler.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2015
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 22, 2016, 12:46 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Fayetteville, WV, West Virginia, United States of America