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Boat-ride:  Varanasi (India) has around 100 Ghats along the edge of river Ganga. A boat ride down the Ganga shows its intimate affiliation with the river which in sacred literature has been personifie
Chhat(the Sun worship) festival.child trampled
Jog water falls and spectators.
I took this picture in the island of Mikonos, Greece.  I altered it in that I added some noise.  It was one of the most beautiful sunset I experienced.  The evening was warm but the breeze made it jus
Morning wayside breakfast
As we cruised along the Gerlache Straight in Antarctica, sunny skies turned darker but the mountain peaks still tried to assert their dominance in this cold environment.
Antonio, a former student of mine, was part of the Homecoming court in 2008.  Last year in February he committed suicide.  The night he passed, it snowed in Georgia.  I wrote on the snow the date and
octogenerian male gangasagar pilgrim returning from Holy bath
I love taking pictures of the moon, especially when it is full.  I layered this picture of a sunset in Costa Rica at my sister's house and superimposed the full moon.  I thought it looked interesting.
On a bright sunny morning as we cruised in the Gerlache Straight on the Antarctica penninsula, we saw the mist begin to roll over the snow and ice covered mountain peaks beside us.
Fall in Georgia can be spectacular!!  I took my camera the other afternoon and around my neighborhood I noticed the most beautiful trees and colors.  I shot at least 200 pictures.  This is one of my f
My grandson, Seth, had just hit a ball.  He felt victorious and I caught that very special moment in his life.  He had started playing little league Baseball this Fall for the first time.
diversity at Varanasi.
While climbing The Great Wall of China, I saw these beautiful locks + ribbons lining the walls. I felt these little details are probably overlooked compared to the Wall itself.
Waiting to bat at my grandson's baseball game during this Fall.  I took this picture because it gave me a sense of real Americana, the wait before the batting, all in unison waiting...waiting...what a
chhat fair at evening.
My grandson, Seth, getting ready to hit the ball.  This was his first season ever to play little league in the Fall this year.  We are so proud of him because he learned a lot especially about being a
Ajumas harvesting Autumn carrots in South Korea.
Sherman Falls was lit up with blue and green colored spotlights at the start of winter.
Yakuza tattoos
boat race festival at vishwakarma puja.
2 millions of people at the Sanja Matsuri
A delicate monarch holds on tight while feeding on butterfly weed that is swaying in the breeze.
8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
My grandson, Seth, had just hit a ball. He felt victorious and I caught that very special moment in his life. He had started playing little league Baseball this Fall for the first time.

My grandson, Seth, had just hit a ball. He felt victorious and I caught that very special moment in his life. He had started playing little league Baseball this Fall for the first time.

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Date Taken: 10.2010
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