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Sacramento and beyond. Curator: @sacafterdark 💎@thadtphotography 📧 vickythompson[email protected] 🛰 NASA Social Alumni #nasasocial Photos ↙️

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I understand this photo is pretty boring. I could have made it more interesting by compositing a cityscape with it or including some trees on the shot. But this represents me doing the best that I could with the resources and time that I had available to me. This photo is from Wednesday night, of the #supermoon that coincided with the vernal (spring equinox). This will be the last time those two events happen on the same day until March 2030. It was also the last super moon of 2019. For those reasons I am glad I was able to capture it, even if it’s not perfect.
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I understand this photo is pretty boring. i could have made it more interesting by compositing a cityscape with it or including some trees on the shot. but this represents me doing the best that i could with the resources and time that i had available to me. this photo is from wednesday night, of the #supermoon that coincided with the vernal (spring equinox). this will be the last time those two events happen on the same day until march 2030. it was also the last super moon of 2019. for those reasons i am glad i was able to capture it, even if it’s not perfect.
87 18 1 hour ago
Spring is almost here! One thing I love about spring is it’s the perfect time to get outdoors and explore the city, like we did this weekend, taking a walk down the waterfront and enjoying this view. One thing I hate about spring is my allergies attacking me every chance they get. Anyone else suffer from allergies? What works for you?
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Spring is almost here! one thing i love about spring is it’s the perfect time to get outdoors and explore the city, like we did this weekend, taking a walk down the waterfront and enjoying this view. one thing i hate about spring is my allergies attacking me every chance they get. anyone else suffer from allergies? what works for you?
319 62 3 days ago
I have been obsessed with space ever since I visited @nasajohnson Space Center on a third grade field trip. That love for space is magnified whenever I get to see the Milky Way light up the night sky. This week I was able to go back to a @nasa Facility when I was invited to take part in a #nasasocial at @nasaames. To say it was a phenomenal experience would be an understatement. The work that it takes to send man to the moon and now on to Mars is a massive undertaking and it takes some incredibly smart and talented people to do that. To see some of the photos of my interaction with the people and work that will make #Moon2Mars a reality, click the link in my bio and check my stories! Big thank you to the team at NASA Ames for this experience!
@photos.by.vicky Vicky Thompson
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I have been obsessed with space ever since i visited @nasa johnson space center on a third grade field trip. that love for space is magnified whenever i get to see the milky way light up the night sky. this week i was able to go back to a @nasa facility when i was invited to take part in a #nasasocial at @nasa ames. to say it was a phenomenal experience would be an understatement. the work that it takes to send man to the moon and now on to mars is a massive undertaking and it takes some incredibly smart and talented people to do that. to see some of the photos of my interaction with the people and work that will make #moon2mars a reality, click the link in my bio and check my stories! big thank you to the team at nasa ames for this experience!
296 33 2 weeks ago
Longest. Week. Ever. Started off the week at Foresthill Bridge, at 739 feet, the tallest bridge in California. The views from and around this bridge are just breathtaking.
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Longest. week. ever. started off the week at foresthill bridge, at 739 feet, the tallest bridge in california. the views from and around this bridge are just breathtaking.
456 49 2 weeks ago
The power of water. Northern California has been deluged with rain and snow this winter. You can see the proof of that when you are near the Lake Clementine dam, at the north fork of the American River. Not only is the force of the water almost deafening, you can feel the power of the water in every bone in your body.
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The power of water. northern california has been deluged with rain and snow this winter. you can see the proof of that when you are near the lake clementine dam, at the north fork of the american river. not only is the force of the water almost deafening, you can feel the power of the water in every bone in your body.
370 58 3 weeks ago
Do you prefer sunrise or sunset? They are both gonna be an hour later in nine days when Daylight Saving Time hits.
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Do you prefer sunrise or sunset? they are both gonna be an hour later in nine days when daylight saving time hits.
290 44 3 weeks ago
What brings you joy? I’ve been hearing a lot about joy lately, what with Marie Kondo’s Netflix series “Tidying Up” urging people to do away with anything that does not bring them joy. For me, joy is being able to take a five minute walk to soak up the sights and sounds of nature. #itsthelittlethings
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What brings you joy? i’ve been hearing a lot about joy lately, what with marie kondo’s netflix series “tidying up” urging people to do away with anything that does not bring them joy. for me, joy is being able to take a five minute walk to soak up the sights and sounds of nature. #itsthelittlethings
455 71 4 weeks ago
Jury Duty, that most dreaded of adulting experiences. I am currently sitting on the second floor of the federal courthouse waiting to be called into a jury pool. There are hundreds of other people here, all having to pause our daily lives to participate in the justice system. A lot of people complain about having to do jury duty but I am looking at the positive - it’s giving me a chance to pause from the hectic pace of life. And reflect. I am currently thinking about sitting atop a mountain, looking down at this scene from Donner Summit.
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Jury duty, that most dreaded of adulting experiences. i am currently sitting on the second floor of the federal courthouse waiting to be called into a jury pool. there are hundreds of other people here, all having to pause our daily lives to participate in the justice system. a lot of people complain about having to do jury duty but i am looking at the positive - it’s giving me a chance to pause from the hectic pace of life. and reflect. i am currently thinking about sitting atop a mountain, looking down at this scene from donner summit.
285 60 5 weeks ago
My ten year old is the only person I’ve ever seen that loves to just twirl around in the rain, something you usually just see in movies. In fact she cannot pass by a puddle without jumping into it with great passion. Can’t say that I like to do that but I do like pointing my camera at puddles and reflections.
@photos.by.vicky Vicky Thompson
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My ten year old is the only person i’ve ever seen that loves to just twirl around in the rain, something you usually just see in movies. in fact she cannot pass by a puddle without jumping into it with great passion. can’t say that i like to do that but i do like pointing my camera at puddles and reflections.
401 48 last month
Watch more sunsets that Netflix. Super cheesy but I came across it on Pinterest the other day and I just had to use it. How do you come up with your captions? 
This is a gorgeous part of the American River known as the San Juan Rapids. The water moves super fast, in different directions, and is really choppy. Check out my Stories for a close-up of the Rapids.
@photos.by.vicky Vicky Thompson
@photos.by.vicky
Watch more sunsets that netflix. super cheesy but i came across it on pinterest the other day and i just had to use it. how do you come up with your captions?
this is a gorgeous part of the american river known as the san juan rapids. the water moves super fast, in different directions, and is really choppy. check out my stories for a close-up of the rapids.
322 59 last month
One of my favorite photographs that I’ve ever shot. Not because it’s perfect. The conditions weren’t the most ideal either. Just because this view was so captivating.
@photos.by.vicky Vicky Thompson
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One of my favorite photographs that i’ve ever shot. not because it’s perfect. the conditions weren’t the most ideal either. just because this view was so captivating.
425 68 last month
Hold tight. Summer is just 139 days away... 🌻🌞
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Hold tight. summer is just 139 days away... 🌻🌞
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