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Flower of yellowball leadtree, an acacia tree found in Texas
Shark swimming towards me.
"Feral bovines": actually grazing cows near Sedona, AZ, looking up at us, as photographed from our hot air balloon in the early morning
When monkeys meet power lines, they still go climbing.
Reflections of building on a building.
Woman and children in small boat, Ton Le Sap, Cambodia
Circular rice fields are unique to the village of Cara on the island of Flores, Indonesia. Families care for a slice of each circle and festivals and gatherings are held in the middle.
Daredevil checking a ride before the opening, Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul, MN
A monk calls for me to ring a bell on the climb down from Adam's Peak.
A woman lays offerings on a beach in Bali.
A man carries 50-pound bundles of rice during the harvest in Indonesia.
A palm tree sways as the sun sets in Indonesia and paints the sky with color.
Wind-forged ripples on a Saharan sand dune.
Ait Ben Haddou bathed in evening light as showers decay in the distance.
Red Admiral butterfly sipping nectar from a pink daisy.
A woman carries fruit through the Old Quarter in Hanoi, Vietnam. Women truly carry the world on their backs.
A volcano, ceaselessly active for 2000 years, casts a shadow on its own smoke plume. Taken at dusk on the Island of Stromboli.
African Darter, stalking its prey.
At the harbour in Essaouira, Morocco, seagulls gathered to eat scraps thrown to them by returning fishermen. The fog shrouding the ancient fortifications and the constant movement of the birds made fo
Colorful buildings are dotted throughout Little India in Singapore.
Climbers sit on the side of Mount Merapi looking at other volcanoes while waiting for dawn to break.
7 month old lion living in a natural game reserve in Zambia.
Girl playing outside on the cobblestone street of Panarea, in the Aeolian Islands.
10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
A palm tree sways as the sun sets in Indonesia and paints the sky with color.

A palm tree sways as the sun sets in Indonesia and paints the sky with color.

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Fair Oaks, California, United States of America
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© Lydia Tomkiw.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2012
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 11, 2012, 4:40 p.m.
Camera Make:
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Focal Length: 39mm
Shutter Speed: 1/50
Aperture: f4.5
ISO: ISO125
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