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A mysterious masked woman walks down Bourbon Street during Mardi Gras, ignoring whatever is exciting the crowds from above.
The Tokyo skyline best seen from the free observatory at the Tokyo Metropolitan Building.
A street-performing band plays on the streets of New Orleans during Mardi Gras
Wheel of the steamboat turns as I take a tour down the Mississippi River from New Orleans.
I took a steamboat river tour while in New Orleans. Snapped this from the front of the boat.
A statue and cathedral in New Orleans, shot on my trip to Mardi Gras
On our fan boat tour in the Louisiana bayou I snapped this photo of a gator hiding out. In the distance is another fan boat from the tour and miles of swamp.
Two gentlemen were playing chess on Canal Street in New Orleans. I paid them $3 to shoot their match
While visiting a market in New Orleans I found a pile of gator heads for sale.
Looking down the Aspen Mountain from gondola.
Stressed from looking for a flight at congested JFK Airport, a moment of sunset was a welcome reprieve.
The sun shown through this oak while I hiked by it, so I took the shot. The clouds looked like flames rising up from within the branches, so I altered the colors to make it resemble fire.
A stairway that seems to lead nowhere is carved into the rock at Zion National Park, Utah
Shot a wedding, captured an intimate moment while the bride and groom shared their first dance.
An old railroad bridge over by the beach in Oceanside, CA reflects off the water of a saltwater lagoon
Cacti blooming in California. Spotted it while on a hike
Seattle's waterfront ferry view
Hiking path at the Santa Rosa Plateau, Southern California
A day trip to San Diego with some friends
A flamingo I shot at the zoo
Angry and annoyed baby frog I found on a hike
California poppies in the weeds. Took this shot while on a hike at the Santa Rosa Plateau, Southern California.
Crayfish in a creek
11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
The sun shown through this oak while I hiked by it, so I took the shot. The clouds looked like flames rising up from within the branches, so I altered the colors to make it resemble fire.

The sun shown through this oak while I hiked by it, so I took the shot. The clouds looked like flames rising up from within the branches, so I altered the colors to make it resemble fire.

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Temecula, California, United States of America
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© Matthew Russell.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2011
Filed Under: Altered Images
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Date Uploaded: June 13, 2013, 1:09 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 20D
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f10
ISO: ISO100
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