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Cows grazing beneath a towering wind turbine
Charak festival
Head shot of a majestic blue heron resting on a seawall
Portrait
NO ROOM ON THE BUS
Entertainment
international ocean clean-up day
Street food
Stella
Celebrating with Makavhuzi!
Aging with elegance
Vastness
The Purple Scooter
Lord's Island, Derwentwater at Sunrise
Lagoon
On the boardwalk in Genoa, Italy
Dinner Is Served! Cow dines in Boragaon Landfill
KRISHNA
Awakening
Grace
Primavera
Moose portrait, Grand Tetons National Park
Charak
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Vastness

As I stood at a busy vantage point over Peyto Lake, I wished for a time when you could be in this spot alone. I fixed my eyes into the valley and tuned my ears from the chatter of the crowd of tourists taking selfies to the wind through the trees and imagined solitude in such vastness. How small I felt. There's beauty in realizing you are small and the world lives on for others to see regardless of your presence, life, or awareness. It also fascinates me to think how different it may look a few generations from now. What did it look like 100 years ago, before the parking lot?

TAGS: Blue, Canada, Lake, Mountains, Valley

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Murphy, Texas, United States of America
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© Jaclyn Guenther.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2018
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2018, 3:11 p.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-7M3
Focal Length: 47mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO100
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