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Bon Appetite
Capturing a person in the surf at sunset on Waikiki Beach
Watching storms roll across Lake Titicaca, on the boarder of Bolivia and Peru, brought about ground shaking thunder and deafening hail against the tin roofs of the houses on the Island of Amanatani.
At a temple in Thailand, orphaned animals are rescued and cared for.  Here, juvenile tigers play with each other while keeping a close eye on me.
An storm in the distance sweeps over mountains.
Sitting in the rain with my sister looking at the Sydney Harbor Bridge
The Honey Collector
Shelter was taken during a massive hail storm at 8,000 feet in the Canadian Rockies.  Afterwards, the beauty of it left me in awe.
In a Shipbu Village in the Amazon Region of Peru, a young girl excitedly poses for a portrait.  She was being a perfect teenager.
A view of the moon & Ayers Rock at sunset
A young woman in a small town Peruvian market sells hand made bracelets.  With a little conversation, she agrees to allowing me to take her portrait.  The expression captured here strikes a chord with
Double rainbow beyond a dissipating wall cloud.
Two children in Pisaq Peru are dressed in their flower headpiece, a sing that they are single.
Soaking in the Rays of Life
A boy dressed and ready for the King Narai Play.
Leading up to the King Narai Festival, you never know what you will be brought into.  Here, in an open field, a group of women perform a traditional dance, moving in a circle.
During the month of the King Narai Festival in Thailand, people dress in traditional clothing.  This young boy caught my eye walking outside of the school I worked at.
Multiple lightning strike in Ohio.
In Japan, some of the most striking figures are the elders who have seen the changing of their country.  In a place where so much is based on culture and tradition, the most important members of the c
A representation of the true Americana. A master carpenter, a university math professor, an early developer of computer programs, an inventor with plastics, not to mention making it through the depres
In the small desert town oasis of Marfa Texas, you can find real gems of tumbleweed and tall cacti.  A beautiful glimpse into the wild west.
Haitian woman, First time in America after the disaster on her son's wedding.
San Francisco, the American dream (on a sunny day).
8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Double rainbow beyond a dissipating wall cloud.

Double rainbow beyond a dissipating wall cloud.

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America
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© Chad Via.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2010
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 3, 2010, 1:33 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f7.1
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PHOTO LOCATION Van Wert, Ohio, United States of America