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Butterfly and lilac at Garfield Park Conservatory
Walking through New Brunswick NJ my young son and I came across an old abandoned warehouse. When we noticed the peeling paint on the wall my son placed his hand it and asked what happened here.
Feeding butterfly at Garfield Park Conservatory
Pitcher plants at Garfield Park Conservatory.
Pansies at Garfield Park Conservatory
Fall sunset reflections of the barn
The moon seemed to speak to the ocean below as the remnants of their conversation seemed to be of a reflection that calmed the night. That moment gave me a sense of meaning and connection with life th
A lone seagull seemed to be walking off into the sunset.
The Tongan sign speaks for itself as the culture is trying to find its own identity.
Our niece, an Army soldier, poses under the Alamo in Pecos, Texas.
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
8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
My husband, the king of the ocean.

My husband, the king of the ocean.

TAGS: United States, Washington

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© Allison Bruning.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2009
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 25, 2010, 8:05 p.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: DSC-S500
Focal Length: 8.6mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f6.5
ISO: ISO80
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