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Silhouette of the Washington Monument and Jefferson Memorial against the sunset
A twilight in summer night
Halo effect over the Washington Monument
The worldcitizen of tomorrow
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
 Nature Calls
Rocks on Split Rock
Many Buddhas
Lake Superior Mystery
Sunrise over Lake Superior
South Rim
This special connection blurred the division between myself bears
flaming sky
Satin snow
Sail ship sailing Vesterålen
Nordkapp
Reindeer
House with a view
Running Reindeer
Railway station Jönköping
Stockholm
A sunset behind a bridge at the river
Delicate Flowers Along the Walkway
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Special Connection

Two souls don't meet by words, but by the silence behind them. Every spring and fall I take to the forests of the upper Midwest. I spend countless hours photographing these magnificent animals. I have found the more time you put in the more you witness nature's magical moments. I was photographing a mother black bear and her three cubs. This little guy was so curious about what I was he sat back up against a tree and just watched me. It's these moments when all seems right with the world.

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Springbrook , Wisconsin, United States of America
Member since 2014
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Photo of the Day: 06.26.17 Editors' Pick
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2017
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Date Uploaded: June 25, 2017, 1:10 p.m.
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