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Climbing Sand Dunes
Summer climbing
Sunrise at the foot of the Sleeping Giant
Group games
Climbing Sand Dunes
Smiling and climbing
My son as we headed out on safari
Fished Out and Tired
Porters headed up Kilimanjaro
Aerial Silks
A pile of seeds on the sidewalk
Canal Stroll
Traditional Garden Roof
Devils Bathtub
Old Village of Huangyao
Fly Fishing Rocky Mountain National Park
Peeping through the fencing
Penguins of Ballestas
2 friends in nature
Sunrise from Lion Peak
My daughter enjoying the sea and sun
Considering Nature
13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
A pile of seeds on the sidewalk

It had been windy, so the trees were gifting the ground. I get around in a wheelchair, so I tend to notice minutae low to the ground such as this: Cropping the image so severely, so that the seed pile becomes nothing but a synecdoche helps to show the irony in the struggle between Nature and industry.

TAGS: California, Nature, United States

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Pleasanton, California, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© Scott Bentley.
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Image Source: mobile
Date Taken: 03.2015
Total Views: 40
Filed Under: Altered Images
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 20, 2015, 3:49 p.m.
Camera Make: Apple
Camera Model: iPhone 5c
Focal Length: 4.1mm
Shutter Speed: 1/219
Aperture: f2.4
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PHOTO LOCATION Hayward, California, United States of America