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High Tide-land (Part Time Is-land)
A Hasidic Child at the Margins of a Kapparot Ritual
The Forest is Watching
Valle De La Luna
The Pillars of American History
Mini Grand Canyon
The Suit.
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Migration
Remy
Reef Life
Hawk's Nest West Virginia
Exploring Bryce Canyon National Park
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A Somber Peregrine
Ghost Sails Racing
A Hippo Mid Yawn
The Red Heart
Pensive Perch
Women's March on DC
The Sand Dollar
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Hawk's Nest West Virginia

One of the most beautiful stretches of mountains and river within West Virginia, The New River Gorge stretches across more than a third of the state, comprised of stunning natural landscapes that have endured the Industrial Revolution's thirst for wood, coal and natural resources for the last 100+ years; while the forest and river now reclaim the tired, decaying coal mine towns sprinkled throughout the region. The only active link to this previous man-made intervention is the railroad that follows the river and connects the east coast with the mid-west and now bypasses these local haunts from the past. This collage image speaks to the delicate relationship of man and machine within nature, the struggle of both to hang-on and survive, while altering each others course in the process.

TAGS: Mountains, River, West Virginia

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Western Springs, Illinois, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© todd halamka.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2016
Total Views: 13
Filed Under: Altered Images
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2018, 8:58 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/0
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Mountains near the National Forest station of same name, West Virginia, United States of America