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View of Kroksund from outside of Sundvollen, Norway
Mt. Shasta from Panther Meadows
Lord, your sea is so large and my boat is so small…
Horseman  game
Twilight Sunset at the Grand Canyon
Nomads people in search of water through Ennedi desert
Scutellinia vitreola
Raven flight in mid-afternoon light over the Grand Canyon
Post Tropical Storm Nate beach Damage
Fruit and nut vendor, Dusahanbe, Tajikistan
The Grand Tetons in View
the dream catchers
Living on  a prayer
Blacksmith of his own fortune 15
Blacksmith of his own fortune 14
Sunset on an Indiana Farm
Expended
Blacksmith of his own fortune 13
The Durango & Silverton Train
 Bayou Fusion is when the sky, the bayou and the land all come together at sunset.
The Registan, Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Blacksmith of his own fortune 12
Blacksmith of his own fortune 11
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
the dream catchers

I was walking down Coney Island on a rainy afternoon when I took this photo. The gaze of these men captured me, as it was in striking contrast with the colors, the happiness, the hope Coney Island is often portrayed with. I saw their eyes captured with nostalgia for their homeland, notwithstanding their desire to catch the American dream. A dream they maybe soon had to wake up from, to face reality and all the difficulties that being eradicated brings within.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2017
Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2017, 4:50 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D3100
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO100
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