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Nobyl Roots
Rare
Shapes of Rectangular Block at the Ceiling
Austria's Pride Village: Hallstatt
A writer's break.
Chai with Baba
A dreamy lantern bug
Taking Bets
The children at Carneiros' year's eve
TOXIC MUD
Landing , Trucks and Cars
Cemented Freedom
Trinty River
Eagle River Triathlon
Reflection Lake
Fireweed
Daisy Daisy
Raindrops
Old Reliable
Waters Edge
Winner Creek Trail
Winner Creek Gorge
Solo Mushroom
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Cemented Freedom

The sun haven't come out in New York for a few days. It was foggy in the mornings and gloomy in the evenings. I had been cooped up at home, depressed and thinking about my life: how I haven't accomplished any of my goals yet, all the debt I still had to pay off, being single and almost 27 while all my friends were getting engaged. I decided to take a walk to clear my head and I saw these birds, circling around a characterless apartment building. Somehow, seeing those birds gave me hope. Even on your worst day, the world around us is beautiful. No matter how many ugly buildings new york builds for profit, natural beauty still shines through. I felt at that moment I'd like to free like those birds, instead of trapped in a box of my own making.

TAGS: Freedom, Grey, Hope, New York, Nyc

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Woodhaven, New York, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© Mahfuza Rahman.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2017
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: June 8, 2017, 9:17 p.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: DSC-WX9
Focal Length: 5.4mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f2.8
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION NYC (Brooklyn), New York, United States of America