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A little girl smells a tuip amonst the enormous field of deep red.
A couple is walking on the frozen Gulf of Finland at the port of  Kronstadt, Kotlin Island
Taken from our table while having lunch at Positano, Italy.
A friend's band playing in a local venue on an Open Mic Nite for high schoolers. Good music.
A young hyena looks up for second before quickly going back to its meal of a zebra.
A glass blowing artist pauses to reheat her glass at the Hot Shop at Tacoma, Washington's Museum of Glass.
A handsome Gorilla posing for L. A. zoo visitors.
NATURE
A man in Tunis peers out his door at the kitten and mama cat playing on his doorstep. The blue door is the traditional color in Tunis.
Sunrise at the pier in Santa Monica, California
A honey bee fell into a small pool of water and was too light to sink, but not strong enough to break the water tension.
Two boogie boarders take advantge of the incredible weather on Maui's Makena Beach to spend the day surfing.
While visiting the east coast, I was lucky enough to be at the Portland Light House at sunset
Big Red Drangonfly at the L. A. Zoo
The green of grasshopper and the plant made for a very monochromatic photo opportunity.
A sea turtle swims just under the surface of shallow water. The ripples on the surface almost make the image look like a painting instead of a photo.
Taken in the train yards in East Los Angeles
A "moon dog", ice crystals in the cirrus clouds causing a ring around the moon, are very rare.
The Clearing Ahead
The grackles fly over our home each night. This night the moon - and I - were ready.
American Gothic
At the Getty Museum in West Los Angeles during a sunset
ADMIRING NATURE'S BEAUTY
9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Two boogie boarders take advantge of the incredible weather on Maui's Makena Beach to spend the day surfing.

Two boogie boarders take advantge of the incredible weather on Maui's Makena Beach to spend the day surfing.

TAGS: Hawaii, United States

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© Mark Forbes.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2011
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2011, 7:07 p.m.
Camera Make:
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D
Focal Length: 105mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION Kula, Hawaii, United States of America