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Sugar Walls
Peeping Tom, Dick, Harry & Barry
El Capitan
Moments of giving
Splash. Ahh. Hes The Saviour of the Universe
Bahrain Horse Club
Belionota sumptuosa
Climbing Beetle
After the Rain in Roppongi
Bad weather coming our way
"Ugly Daisy "
Thrill of Participation
Touching Sucia
Expression of Happiness
The Homless Litter
The Homless Litter
Nectar Gathering
A gaggle of Canadian geese in an office parking lot
Lions compete for a lioness.
Traffic STOP sign doesnt stop the Turkeys from strutting around
A house fly makes its presence felt against this snow white Gardenia flower
An arc jutting out in the beautiful waterscape of the Rosewood beach
White lion twin brothers
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Thrill of Participation

The Thrill of Participation This was taken on July 30 at a local BMX bike race during a practice run. The thrill on the kid's face is not of victory but of participation and anticipated completion. He just finished dashing from the start line together with 8 other riders, going through three jumps, making a sudden turns at sharp bends, maintaining aerial balance and several other fast moves while consistently peddling hard. The expression of thrill is captured just as he reached the finish line. Thrill is not only for victory!

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Minturn, Colorado, United States of America
Member since 2017
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2017
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Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 4, 2017, 2:49 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D5500
Focal Length: 55mm
Shutter Speed: 1/14
Aperture: f22
ISO: ISO100
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