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Courthouse Rock

Courhouse Rock near Bridgeport, Nebraska. Location As if lifted from within the earth, a formation of clay, sandstone and volcanic ash known today as Courthouse Rock towers above the open prairie. Lesser known than Chimney Rock a few miles to the west, Courthouse Rock and its little brother, Jail Rock, …

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Photo Of The Day By Jessica Nelson

Photo By Jessica Nelson Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Baby Green Heron” by Jessica Nelson. Location: Maryland. See more of Jessica Nelson’s photography at www.thegagglephotography.com Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website …

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A Gorgeous Line of Amazing Shelves Built Into the Hollowed Bodies of Recycled Acoustic Guitars

Colorado artisan Randy Rollheiser has created an absolutely gorgeous line of wall hanging shelves that are built directly into the hollowed out bodies of recycled acoustic guitars, guitar cases and even recycled violins. All of these items are handmade and available through the aRRTstudios Etsy store. I believe my shop …

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A Giant Flock of Birds Inexplicably Descends Upon the Lawn of a Laurel, Montana Home

A Laurel, Montana homeowner was surprised to see a giant flock of birds suddenly and inexplicably descending upon his lawn. Luckily, he kept his wits about himself to not only record the event, but to do so horizontally. The birds left as quickly as the arrived, rolling off the lawn …

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An Inspired Musician Is Building an Incredible Subcontrabassoon From His Own Original Design

Robert Bobo, a motivate and inspired contrabassoon player is designing and building an original “Subcontrabassoon” – a unique instrument of his own invention. Similar to the subcontrabass saxophone, the subcontrabass tuba and the Tubax, Bobo is creating his instrument to play at full octave range lower than his existing instrument. …

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A Cautious Simon Nervously Tries to Make a Ham Sandwich Before His Hungry Cat Comes Back Inside

Feeling a bit peckish, a rather cautious Simon went to the kitchen to make himself a ham sandwich carefully looking around for any unexpected surprises. As he was preparing his food, Simon’s Cat pressed himself against the kitchen window to warn Simon he only had a limited amount of time …

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Gorgeous Hyper-Realistic Butterfly Specimen Case Murals Painted Freehand Onto Sides of Buildings

In July, 2017, French street artist Mantra created an absolutely gorgeous mural of hyper-realistic butterfly specimen case onto the side of a classic building in Thionville France, calling it “Yasuni’s Imago“, which named for the illustration upon which the mural was based. In September 2017, the artist took part in …

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Pleasing Panoramas Assignment Winner Marty Knippel

Photo By Marty Knippel Congratulations to Marty Knippel for winning the recent Pleasing Panoramas Assignment with the image, “Bosque Crane Pano.” “This image was made from a composition of three separate exposures taken at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in January of last year. I set up in an …

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Photo Of The Day By Scott Allan

Photo By Scott Allan Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Sand Crabs” by Scott Allan. Location: Brookings, Oregon. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your photos in the running, …

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8 Favorite Midwest And The South Photography Locations

Scenic mountains, valleys, rivers and waterfalls, in addition to tons of wildlife photography opportunities, await in the Midwest and southern states. 1. Missouri River, North Dakota Along with beautiful river views, you’ll find an assortment of wildlife along the 390 miles of Missouri River coastline in North Dakota. Visiting in …

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