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Just visited Istanbul, Turkey and finally accomplished one of my dreams: seeing Agia Sophia Mosque (former cathedral built by Constantine). It filled my heart with so much satisfaction.
Just like background noise, the power lines and their "poles" are part of our country.  We see them in cities, suburbs & like here, on rural highways.
Pack of giraffes moving across savannah.
At the zoo and the look on this animals face took my breath away
Balance
Evening wash.
Nothing speaks America better than a Bald Eagle.  This one was sitting in a tree beside the Mississippi River.
Collecting wood for cooking.
Sleeping while mommy is shopping.
The little boy discovered the many things you can do with pipe cleaners.
Night and Day
Elephant exhibit at the Philadelphia Zoo shortly before the exhibit was taken down due to inadequacy.
Walking down the beach in Samara, Costa Rica, I stopped to study this branch and its beauty. Very beautiful piece of natural art.
Emily in a pensive mood, while hidden in her leafy fort.
waterfall in sunken tea garden
Praha Fiddler
Daily work at leather tannery.
Biking along fields at the edge of town. Bicycles give us freedom to go many places while not harming the world around us and they have been an important part of our culture for many years
flower
Running for evening prayer.
As the sun was setting, I was sitting at the beach in Samara, Costa Rica.  Espectacular sunsets in that part of the world.
butterfly on b&w
Inverted flower
8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Elephant exhibit at the Philadelphia Zoo shortly before the exhibit was taken down due to inadequacy.

Elephant exhibit at the Philadelphia Zoo shortly before the exhibit was taken down due to inadequacy.

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© Murtaza Paghdiwala.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2009
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 22, 2010, 8:45 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D50
Focal Length: 55mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f10
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