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Powell Aerial

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Since May is photo month, I’m featuring some work of Jim Richardson on my blog this week.  Jim Richardson is a photographer for National Geographic Magazine and a contributing editor for its sister publication, ‘Traveler’ magazine. Richardson has photographed more…

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The Storr

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“The Storr is part of the Trotternish geologic formation in the northeast corner of the Isle of Skye, Scotland. The largest of the monoliths is called The Old Man of Storr. To the south are the Cuillins of southern Skye.”…

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Flaming Sumac

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“Sumac leaves turning red in the fall on the Tallgrass Prairie Natural Preserve north of Strong City, Kansas.” Credit: Jim Richardson Since May is photo month, I’m featuring some work of Jim Richardson on my blog this week.  Jim Richardson…

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Primrose before the storm

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Primrose blooming in the spring at the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve near Strong City, Kansas. Credit: Jim Richardson Since May is photo month, I’m featuring some work of Jim Richardson on my blog this week.  Jim Richardson is a photographer…

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Small World

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“Bracted spiderwort blooming after spring burning at the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve near Strong City, Kansas.” Credit: Jim Richardson Since May is photo month, I’m featuring some work of Jim Richardson on my blog this week.  Jim Richardson is a…

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An Icy Peek

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Your Shot member Fran Llano sought a new way to capture Kirkjufell, Iceland’s well-known stand-alone peak. “I’ve used these icicles on the frame just trying to get something different from this famous spot,” he says. The 1,519-foot (463-meter) mountain, shown…

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Simply Irresistible

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A New Zealand silvereye stretches toward a Puya alpestris, a dramatically colored flowering plant that is native to Chile and very attractive to nectar-sipping bird species. “When the flowers bloom, the silvereye is intoxicated. I spent a delightful afternoon capturing…

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City Of Light

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Your Shot community member Noemie Trusty submitted this stunning photo taken in the City of Light: the sun gleaming through the apex of the glass Louvre Pyramid, designed by architect I. M. Pei. “Millions of visitors from all over the…

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High Sand and High Seas

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Namibia, on Africa’s southwest coast, is a large country with a harsh landscape. The towering and constantly shifting dunes of the Namib Desert, shown here in this aerial photo submitted by Your Shot member Julian Walter, run right to the…

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Wild Beauty in Big Sur

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The exoticism of Big Sur, California, is on vivid display in this colorful photo submitted by Your Shot member Israel De Alba. It’s little wonder that many American artists—writers Henry Miller and Jack Kerouac, and photographer Ansel Adams included—were inspired…

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Canyon Sunrise

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Stunning photo by Yang Lu, taken at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, which stretches across Utah and Arizona. The photographer’s hope? That his photography will inspire people to visit places like this. Source: National Geographic Bewaren

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A Watershed Moment

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A watershed moment by Daniel Beltrá: “Water in Iceland’s Ölfusá River flows around sandbars toward the Atlantic Ocean. The Ölfusá is Iceland’s largest river, and its watershed drains 2,355 square miles (or one-seventh of Iceland).” Mesmerizing, isn’t it? Love the…

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