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A hiker posing for a self-portrait in Joshua Tree National Park
April 24, 2012

Arch Rock, Joshua Tree National Park

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A clear night at Arch Rock, Joshua Tree National Park. This is a self-portrait, made during a four-day stay hiking, camping, and climbing after being sent to a conference at San Diego by Johns Hopkins—it was the perfect combination of work and fun.

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)

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Photograph by Karin Eibenberger, My Shot

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