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Swan on debris in lagoon in Ocean County, NJ after Superstorm Sandy.
My little grandson kissing his snowman.
River Shack near Atlantic City that was demolished by Superstorm Sandy one month after this picture was taken.
An ant's last day via a Pileated Woodpecker
The sun shining through after the Blizzard of 2013
Walking down our street there's a fenced in pasture with a large tree on the corner of it. With the dusting of snow on everything it made a very appealing image to me.
A happy peruvian kid.
My beautiful baby who was born 6 weeks early sleeping peacefully in NICU waiting to come home.
A phone booth in London with Big Ben in the background. Taken with a Nikon D5000 camera.
The dryad queen, surrounded by her court of animals.  She is charged with caring for and protecting them, and she does her job well.
A Norwegian hunter shows his knife and bloodied hands after spending the day handling a freshly hunted elk.
When I saw the northern lights this night, I just had to pull off the road and sit outside on the ice to watch the show. It was -35 degrees, but so worth it!
Roy Tore, son of Smi reindeer herders, stares in awe at the chaos of reindeer being corralled in the pen.
Five little cowboys observing the Houston Livestock & Rodeo Show
My son and husband playing in the snow.
Break Time
Heavy snow on our farm.
Our windmill struggling to move under the weight of wet snow
Atlantic Winter Morning
Beauty and the Beast
Two bald eagles in love (notice the heart), sharing a tender moment a week after Valentine's Day, atop a tree in Central Maine.
Surprise
Old Rural Woman sitting with her goat
11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
When I saw the northern lights this night, I just had to pull off the road and sit outside on the ice to watch the show. It was -35 degrees, but so worth it!

When I saw the northern lights this night, I just had to pull off the road and sit outside on the ice to watch the show. It was -35 degrees, but so worth it!

TAGS: Arctic, Aurora Borealis, Norway, Weather

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Ellicott City, Maryland, United States of America
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© Michelle Schantz.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2012
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Date Uploaded: March 4, 2013, 11:08 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/0
ISO: ISO2500
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