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Matses indigenous men in a typical ceremony in 'Sao Meireles' Community.
Quick, Act Like a Stick!
Inside a typical maloca Marubo in Maronal Community.
Typical maloca Marubo in Maronal Community.
Wind gust through an abandoned apartment room in the town of Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture.  Many residential areas were soaked in sea water when tsunami hit coastal towns, leaving them not inhabitable e
A woman stroll through downtown Minami-Sanriku, where her neighborhood once was, in early morning haze.
After tossed around in massive tsunami, cars sunk and abandoned in the middle of Okawa-River in Kesen-numa CIty, Miyagi Prefecture.
The port of Rikuzen-Takada City in Iwate Prefecture has sunk few meters after magnitude 9.0 earthquake causing liquefaction of the area that prevented recovery and reconstruction efforts.
A town official picks up personal belongings of his colleagues at what used to be town hall in the town of Minami-Sanriku, Miyagi Prefecture, northeast Japan.
Wall of a fishery storage in small fishing town of Onagawa in Miyagi Prefecture, northeast Japan, is shattered after being hit by massive tsunami.  The tsunami swallowed entire town up to few kilomete
Leaf with detail.
Flowers in Colorado.
The oldest elderly Matss of "Trinta e Um" community, on the brazilian side of Javari river.
Detailed thistle.
A little boy Matss of "So Meireles"  community.
My dad, feeding pigeons in Saint Mark's square
Indigenous man preparing yourself to dance in a typical Matses dance.
Matses's family in front of the health center's window, in the community "Trinta e Um", on the brazilian side of the boarder with Peru.
An obscured and ancient beauty with an dark and twisted past
Hit by massive tsunami after magnitude 9.0 earthquake on March 11, 2011, a small fishing town of Minami-Sanriku in Miyagi Prefecture is completely destroyed .  Unprecedentedly powerful and high tsunam
Mom and daughter of "Trinta e Um" community, on the brazilian side of Javari river (natural boarder between Brazil and Peru).
Butterfly on tree, taken near Zilker Park in Austin, TX.
11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest


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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2013
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 12, 2013, 10:25 p.m.
Camera Make: FUJIFILM
Camera Model: FinePix HS30EXR
Focal Length: 8.9mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f3.6
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