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Cambodian Monk while in Siem Reap
Men Salon
Old man in the old city
Baku, a city of surreal architecture and blue sky
Prayer
Three in the old city
Double exposure of father and daughter
Above Beekman
Transito
The People's Church/Au Revoir
F1 Concert in Singapore
The solar eclipse 8-21-17 diamond ring effect. Hand held no edits; Lucky me!
White and orange sky
Newlyweds riding lead on their Harley Davidson percession.
The Monarch Butterfly Visit
The Skinny Lady Altar
Thanks for Cooperating
The Devil's Tree
Here we are
A Redneck traveling into the unknown
A Hiking Dork
Jellyfish in Captivity
A Doe with no clue
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The solar eclipse 8-21-17 diamond ring effect. Hand held no edits; Lucky me!

My husband and I camped on top of a mountain near Prarie City, Oregon. I did not buy the filter to take photos of the eclipse, I thought I'd leave the shots to professionals, as I did not feel I would get any good shots, and I wanted to just enjoy the moment. I planned to take photos during totality, however. As we got in the totality phase, I was so awed that I watched in amazement. My husband was videotaping and said we've already seen a minute of this. I almost forgot to take any pictures, then I got this one. I was in heaven, when I looked back at the pictures. Hand held, no tripod. Lucky shot for me! Mesmerizing, otherworldly moment. UNFORGETTABLE.

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© Frances Butler.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2017
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 18, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 70D
Focal Length: 300mm
Shutter Speed: 1/13
Aperture: f40
ISO: ISO640
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