Sunday, January 3, 2010

One of my Top Wallpapers

Lightning at Huntington Beach

While at Huntington Beach in Bay Village, Ohio, I saw a storm approaching fast out of the north. I got lucky and was in the right place at the right time. Within a minute of this shot, the storm unleashed its fury on the beach. It was a great day.

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Photograph by James Larkin

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Snoqualmie Falls, Washington

Sunrise filtering through the rising mist at the base of the falls. A perfect moment. Snoqualmie Falls, Washington 30 miles east of Seattle

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Photograph by Bill Hinton

First Full-View Photo of Earth

This famous "Blue Marble" shot represents the first photograph in which Earth is in full view. The picture was taken on December 7, 1972, as the Apollo 17 crew left Earth’s orbit for the moon. With the sun at their backs, the crew had a perfectly lit view of the blue planet.

Photograph courtesy NASA Johnson Space Center

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