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Sharing summer love on Long Island
I've always wondered what it was like to dream.  I like to believe it is a out of body experience, where your unconscious mind picks from several different dreams to go into.
Behind all the brick and concrete of city life, there is another world.  A world that we can only see when we are not looking.
The meeting between nature (a kangaroo)and civility (a man riding his bike)is only possible in very few places. Chillagoe, in the Australian Outback, is one of these magic places. Kangaroos crossing t
Angle Fish I made friends with on my birthday while Free diving the 3rd largest reef in the world, Key Biscayne National Park.
Hallelujah !
Little Summer determined to take her beach toys to where she wants them on the sandbar on a beautiful summer day in South Florida!
A solitary flower growing up on the rocks, fighting to survive against the lack of nutrients and the strong altitude wind. An exemple of how nature is highly adaptable.
Five completely different people, from all walks of life, on a bus. Same place at the same moment but different destinations and different stories.
Rain in North Carolina.
People walking in Bangkok, everyone with their own story and future.
At five in the morning I climbed up a hill in the Australian Outback. From the top I could see the sleeping little village of Chillagoe. The atmosphere was absolutely peaceful and when the sun rose I
Hiking at Red Rocks, Colorado
I was walking along the streets of Bangkok when I saw this little girl begging. I was really touched, so I took a picture. After just a few seconds the child stood up and gave the little money she rec
This photograph is of an alligator that I've been following for the past few months. He is very used to my presence and I see him about 4 times a week.
2 swans taken at the Homosassa State Wildlife Park
This is a brick path taken at Rainbow Springs State Park.
This is a dragonfly taken with a Nikon D5100 with the 18-55mm lens with a 10X micro filter. It has not been altered in ANY way.
Test
Moslem fortress silhouette at sunset
A pink flower enjoying the sun.
Pride and Paprika -- The beautiful life of the Hungarian countryside
Intense caracal
11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
At five in the morning I climbed up a hill in the Australian Outback. From the top I could see the sleeping little village of Chillagoe. The atmosphere was absolutely peaceful and when the sun rose I

At five in the morning I climbed up a hill in the Australian Outback. From the top I could see the sleeping little village of Chillagoe. The atmosphere was absolutely peaceful and when the sun rose I was ready with my camera.

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Origlio, Switzerland
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© Alessio Lavio.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2013
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 6, 2013, 10:54 a.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D5000
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO800
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