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I was walking the beach on Ocean Shore, Washington State as the sunset and the tide was coming in. The sound of the waves, seagulls and life in general brought me to my knees to take this photo.
My husband, the king of the ocean.
A little Tongan boy playing in the dirt in the midst of vast poverty seemed to be asking me the very question that I was trying to answer..."What is life trying to tell me?" After I looked at the pict
I was framed! I tell ya, framed!
An old island fortress on San Juan Island, Washington.
A Tongan family selling octopus on the side of the road to survive.I was absolutely amazed at the beauty and love in their smiles as I took their picture. That moment made me realize what the importan
Before the big game
Tongan pigs enjoying shellfish amongst a beautiful sunset.
Lucky 13
A Tongan girl standing by herself who couldn't have been older than 3 years of age holding a knife of uncertainty and a look of anger, shot a feeling of sadness through my body. I wondered how life's
Up close and personal with the grasshopper
A Tongan Boy returning from a day of fishing in the midst of a beautiful sunset. It was a amazing to see all the poverty on a monetarily level and all the beauty and serenity within a shadow of time.
Old Barn
This picture was taken in Alderson Wv of the "Wild Wonderful West Virginia Fall Foilage"
The back of President Harding's home within Mrs. Harding's garden located in Marion, Ohio.
An Ohio Valley farm keeping American farm heritage alive.
My husband in the 2010 Kentucky Snowmageddon.
Where the buffalo roam? In Kentucky, of course!
Inside the Harding Memorial with views of President and Mrs. Harding's graves.
Volunteers gathering area on the grounds at Antelope Park, Zimbabwe
Childhood peace and tranquility.
"Pray We Win" Picture taken at Sebastian Sharks Football Game.
Nonplussed! This pelican didn't seem to be bothered at all by the tumultuous water coming over the dam.
8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
A Tongan Boy returning from a day of fishing in the midst of a beautiful sunset. It was a amazing to see all the poverty on a monetarily level and all the beauty and serenity within a shadow of time.

A Tongan Boy returning from a day of fishing in the midst of a beautiful sunset. It was a amazing to see all the poverty on a monetarily level and all the beauty and serenity within a shadow of time. I felt very lucky to have experienced the moment.

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© Zephyr McIntyre.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2009
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 25, 2010, 7:41 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D80
Focal Length: 135mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2000
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO1600
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