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The Gullaksen children at home in Hattarvik, on the remote Faroese island of Fugloy.
The Wrinkled Old Man with his Cigarette
The Belly
rhododendron-like bloom the color of a sea coral
Night of Chicago
Flowing land
Prayer at the Wailing Wall
Streets of Amsterdam
Stickbug in the Amazon
Fight for Heavens
perching indigo
Leather refuse dumps on the roadside
Cape Buffalo Tanzania
Susan B. Anthony Gravesite
House in ruins
Childs Play
Stargazing from the coastal road
The Aftersmash
Pumped
Come in to my parlour
Child on loitering
Old Woman in San Rafael, Guatemala
Fight for Heavens
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Leather refuse dumps on the roadside

Leather refuse-dumps containing chromium compounds are a common sight in Jajmau, Kanpur, India. Hexavalent chromium, a by-product of the tanning process, is highly toxic and is known to cause skin diseases, lung cancer, liver failure and premature dementia.

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© Harikrishna Katragadda.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2016
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2017, 12:31 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D800
Focal Length: 45mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION Kanpur, India