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Sunset in Bagan
Jazzwoman Anael Sunny
Wisteria in Japan
Flowers in Japan
Jazzman Vadim Neselovskyi (Ukraine–USA)
Bears frolicking in the water
A moment captured in Thailand rainforest
Parting
My first ski lift
Open Air
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An Oryx climbs a dune in Sossusvlei
Mongolian Steppe
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Jamala
Boat trip in Thailand
Jiuzhaigou in Sichuan China; a hidden oasis
Stillness at Jiuzhai Valley in China
Path in Yellowstone NP
Jazzwoman Ivanka Chervinska (Ukraine)
Reflection
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Jazzwoman Hiromi (Japan)
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An Oryx climbs a dune in Sossusvlei

Sossusvlei is the only area in Namibia that gives access to the great sand sea. Access is by the dry river bed that feeds into the red dunes. At times of good rains, water pools here and animals com from far and wide. In times of no rain Oryx are still found browsing in the dunes. The scavenge for plants that grow at the base of the huge dunes. Although it is normal very eager pickings the Oryx thrive in an area which appears to be a barren desert.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2016
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2016, 5 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 400mm
Shutter Speed: 1/6400
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO250
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