Saturday, January 21, 2012

[Daily Photo] Hot spring runoff into the river in West Thumb Geyser Basin, Yellowstone

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This photo was taken in West Thumb Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park. The shape of Yellowstone Lake is like a hand, and this area represents the thumb of the hand. The building in this photo is the Information Station of West Thumb Geyser Basin.

Hot spring runoff into the river in West Thumb Geyser Basin, Yellowstone

Friday, January 20, 2012

[Daily Photo] Tree silhouette at Gallup Park

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I love the tree silhouette in winter, especially against a blue sky or sunset. I took this photo at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The tree in this photo was not a big tree; therefore, I tried to take this photo from low angle. I was satisfied with the result.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

[Daily Photo] Red barn in Chelsea, Michigan

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I found this red barn in Chelsea on my way to Waterloo Recreation Area. This was my first time to park my car off the road to take a photo of the barn. Sometimes I saw beautiful barns when I drove on country roads, but it was not easy to find a safe place to park my car and take photos.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

[Daily Photo] Frozen Spring Lakeshore

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I Went to Waterloo Recreation Area (in Chelsea, Michigan) today. In this area you can do camping, swimming, fishing, water skiing, hiking etc. However, you can hardly do anything in this frozen season. It's totally unexaggerated to say now is the FROZEN season. Look at this photo I took on the lakeshore of Spring Lake. The whole lake surface was frozen.

Frozen Spring Lakeshore

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

[Daily Photo] Lurie Bell Tower at sunset

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The building in this photo is Lurie Bell Tower of University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. This tower is located in the center of North Campus. It was built in 1996 and the full name of the tower is "Ann and Robert H. Lurie Tower". I came here on Sunday evening so that there weren't many people walking around.

Monday, January 16, 2012

[Daily Photo] Washington Monument and Federal Triangle

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This photo was taken in Washington DC. The buildings with red roofs are called Federal Triangle, and the marble structure encircled by flags is the Washington Monument.

Sunday, January 15, 2012

[Daily Photo] Abyss Pool in West Thumb Geyser Basin, Yellowstone

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This is the Abyss Pool in West Thumb Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park. For the hot springs of Yellowstone, you can judge their temperature difference from the colors because different colors of bacteria grow at different temperature levels of the water. Therefore, in this photo you can find blue color in the center of the pool. The color changes from blue to green to yellow when it is close to the fringe of the pool.

Emerald Pool in Black Sand Basin, Yellowstone National Park