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Family Selfie
Downhill
Cleaning Service
Beautiful Street Vendor 02
Olin Lake Island
Beautiful Street Vendor 01
Concreto religioso
la prisonnière
Man's Prime Mate
Parthenon still stands tall after thousands of years.
Summer Sunrise
Golden Butterfly
Patterns in university laboratory
Just another rainy day
Skyline Boston with car trails
A layer of Mountain fog
Winter Lake Sunrise
Boston Skyline
A newborn kitten exploring its surroundings.
Prisão Domiciliar
Food Chain
Tsingy de Bemaraha
Tiny green chameleon
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Golden Butterfly

I was studying medicinal plants in the Peruvian Amazon through a program with the University of Maryland, and was fascinated by the myriad of bugs and insects around and their relationships with these plants. Looking back on it, this photo certainly brings back joy and gratefulness to be able to study and explore such beauty in our world. To me, a sustainable travel project is a lens from our hectic daily lives into the natural world, bringing true appreciation for what we do not see every day and allowing us to feel appreciative. In the end, this can bring internal motivation to conserve.

TAGS: Amazon, Butterfly, Hiking, Peru, Rainforest, Sustainable Travel

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North Potomac, Maryland, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© Sonali Singh.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2014
Total Views: 39
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 22, 2015, 10:53 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T3
Focal Length: 55mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO800
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