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Graffitied Nun
A hidden temple among the trees at the Po Lin Monastery on Lantau Island, Hong Kong.
The monkeys hanging out at the rear entrance to the Angkor Wat temple.
The smokestacks of the now-defunct California Pressed Brick Company, photographed on a summer evening. These 1907 chimneys are the only remains of a factory that once dominated the economy of my homet
Graffiti (or urban art, I might say) on the side of a smokestack built in 1907, found on the site of an abandoned brick factory in the Niles Canyon of Fremont, CA.
The surrounding islands of Lantau Island, Hong Kong seem to float and mix into the clouds.
Sunset over Lake Elizabeth in Fremont, CA on a warm summer's night.
Homeless (happily).  This man sat on a park bench feeding ducks when he became the subject of this photograph (he gave his permission).  A beautiful smile on a man who has obviously seen trials in his
Southern entrance into Angkor Wat.
Before climbing the steps up to the giant Tian Tan Buddha in Hong Kong.
The outlaw
It fascinated me how the marsh vegetation had so greatly overtaken the slowly deteriorating structures of this ghost town outside of where I live. This is the new face of Drawbridge, CA: the town that
I found my grandfather's World War II Air Force picture sitting on my grandmother's desk, and just had to snap a picture!
Boy riding his bike through the rice fields of Cambodia.
Time for lunch
warmth and beauty
Hiking along the railroad tracks across the southeast San Francisco Bay, I passed into the ghost town of Drawbridge. I took this shot from inside of a long-abandoned cabin, looking through window at t
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Kansas City, Missouri, as seen from Kaw Point. This is a historic land mark located along the Lewis and Clark Expedition Trail, located on the west bank of the Missouri River.
Closeup portrait of a flamingo.
The highest point in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Loveland.
Portrait of a thoroughbred horse.
precious sunflower enjoying the sun
8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
It fascinated me how the marsh vegetation had so greatly overtaken the slowly deteriorating structures of this ghost town outside of where I live. This is the new face of Drawbridge, CA: the town that

It fascinated me how the marsh vegetation had so greatly overtaken the slowly deteriorating structures of this ghost town outside of where I live. This is the new face of Drawbridge, CA: the town that the Bay wetlands are taking back into the water.

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Fremont, California, United States of America
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© Alexander Prucha.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2010
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 3, 2010, 11:44 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS
Focal Length: 6.2mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO125
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