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Black swallowtail butterfly rests on clover.
Lunch in Berlin
Little big city
A Monarch butterfly on swamp milkweed.
Man in the shade
Summer Fun
Common Buckeye butterfly on goldenrod.
Sunset at First Beach
Nice Walk
Rainbows over God's House
Paris, Classic
My child's hand on my heart: the literal picture of parenthood
On the Road to Jungfrau
By the Lake, Bled
Summertime in Amsterdam
Acme in Nashville
Lake Louise in BANFF National Park after a sudden bout of hail and rain.
Harvest Super Moon
A man walking in the National Mosque of Malaysia
Monkeys on the Temple
Excellence. Deliberation.
Suwannee River
sunset
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
My child's hand on my heart: the literal picture of parenthood

It had been a long night with my then 3 month old little boy, he had finally found his spot of most comfort on my chest. We slept for the next few hours like that, even with the exhaustion of brand new babies, I loved every minute. In the morning, I slide him off my chest and into bed and it was back to the rush of real life. I stood in the mirror, groggy, brushing my teeth and saw the print of his little hand on my chest. It was perfect and profound, this is what having children is and I could take a picture of it!

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Saint Paul , Minnesota, United States of America
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Image Source: mobile
Date Taken: 06.2016
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 21, 2016, 10:35 p.m.
Camera Make: Apple
Camera Model: iPhone 6s
Focal Length: 4.2mm
Shutter Speed: 1/30
Aperture: f2.2
ISO: ISO50
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