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While visiting Victoria Canada we were trying out our new camera for night scenes.  The colors and reflection on the water looked so beautiful and showcases the famous Empress Hotel.
A brilliant spotlight punches a hole though the darkness during nightime operations aboard an oceanographic research vessel.
At Grandpa Ed's 90th birthday party, he is showing his great granddaughter one of his favorite gifts.  She was delighted that he chose hers.
Chinese painting brushes are displayed for sale.
An old alley in Beijing.
A highrise building looking through a skylight window.
Chinese painting brushes are displayed for sale in an alley
Sunset looking from a street in Beijing
The souvenir booths in a small alley in Beijing
Wangfujing shopping street at night in Beijing.
The dragonfly is resting on a leave up side down.
This colourful bird looks at the camera in a strange manner.
We rode out past the sand dunes to where the ground had endured so much heat it was cracked into an elaborate geometric pattern.
This little bird is coming out from the tree hole (its home) in the morning.
This butterfly is resting and preparing for its next flight.
This dragonfly was resting on a pole in a garden.
This white withering lotus was found inside the Imperial Summer Palace in Bejing.
A pink lotus in the lake inside the Imperial Summer Palace in Beijing.
People come to the Santuario of Chimayo for a place of prayer and to give thanks. Along the way they leave their rosary for the Virgen of Guadalupe.
Freedom isn't Free...
Waterlily in a small freshwater pond in Central Massachusetts
ginger cat in the kitchen
smoking
9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
This colourful bird looks at the camera in a strange manner.

This colourful bird looks at the camera in a strange manner.

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© Man-kay KOON.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2011
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 5, 2011, 7:43 p.m.
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Camera Model: COOLPIX P100
Focal Length: 120mm
Shutter Speed: 1/56
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO400
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