Pictures taken in the Smithsonian museum in Washington in Septembr, 2012. (29 pictures)

As part of our vacation to Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Washionton DC in 2012, we went to the Smithsonian museum of Natural History on September 5th. I took some pictures of the exhibits.

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Picture #1: Tiger
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 200, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
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Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 12:51:36
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:25
Picture #2: Tiger #2
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Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 250, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 12:51:46
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:25
Picture #3: Walrus
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Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 800, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 12:52:38
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:25
Picture #4: Rodent
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 800, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 12:53:06
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:26
Picture #5: Lion
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 320, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 12:56:01
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:26
Picture #6: Big horn sheep
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 500, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 12:56:33
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:26
Picture #7: Lion #2
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 500, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 12:56:38
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:26
Picture #8: Lionesses rule
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Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 640, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 12:56:48
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:27
Picture #9: Better to hear you
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 400, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 12:59:00
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:27
Picture #10: Resting from the sun
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Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.8, ISO 1250, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 12:59:10
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:27
Picture #11: Circle of life
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 320, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee
, rotate left
Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 13:00:51
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:28
Picture #12: Gnu/wildebeast
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 640, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 13:01:05
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:28
Picture #13: Antelope
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 400, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 13:01:09
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:28
Picture #14: Circle of life #2
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.8, ISO 500, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee
, rotate left
Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 13:01:36
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:28
Picture #15: Hippo
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 800, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee
, rotate left
Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 13:03:19
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:29
Picture #16: Wolf
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.8, ISO 200, 1/80 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 13:24:26
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:29
Picture #17: Polar bear
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/2.2, ISO 200, 1/80 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 13:26:53
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:29
Picture #18: Lynx
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.8, ISO 250, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 13:27:02
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:29
Picture #19: Elk
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.8, ISO 320, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee
, rotate left
Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 13:27:11
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:31
Picture #20: Polar bear #2
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.8, ISO 640, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 13:28:05
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:31
Picture #21: Foxes
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 400, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 13:35:10
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:31
Picture #22: Wallaby
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 640, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee
, rotate left
Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 13:35:54
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:31
Picture #23: Elephant
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.8, ISO 800, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 14:14:52
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:31
Picture #24: Elephant #2
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 1000, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 14:57:06
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:32
Picture #25: Blue whale
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 500, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 15:10:27
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:32
Picture #26: Nutzo finds some friends
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 400, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee
, rotate left
Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 15:17:04
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:34
Picture #27: Nutzo finds some friends #2
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 500, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 15:19:16
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:34
Picture #28: Nutzo finds some friends #3
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 400, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee

Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 15:20:57
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:35
Picture #29: Cup of Nutzo
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Copyright, Michael Meissner 2012, All rights reserved
Olympus E-P2 camera with Panasonic 20mm lens
f/1.7, ISO 400, 1/60 sec, 20.0mm, auto mode, vivid color, SHQ, matrix metering, auto + manual focus, image stabilization
35mm equivalent focal length 40.0mm
Programs used: crop, raw therapee
, rotate left
Taken by Michael Meissner on September 05, 2012 15:22:41
Last modified on July 17, 2013 at 00:35

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