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THE MONK OF LINKIN VILLAGE
(PHOTO)SYNTHESIS No. 30
Rising Above...
A veteran wrestler of Kolkata  is warming up with Gada,an improvised instrument at riverside akhara(club).
Sunset At Wu Zhi Mountain
Worker transporting salt in Vietnam
Going Up...
Danza de los Chinchilpos
(PHOTO)SYNTHESIS No. 24
Waterfall, Going to the Sun Road
Red Clover Field
Mayflies
Common Potoo and nestling posing for photograph
A Syrian girl in a camp in Mafraq, Jordan
Violet flowers
Behind the Taj Mahal
Super Blood Moon
Alto cielo
Jumping the bonfire
CATCH US IF YOU FLY
Where the light gets in
loneliness
Mud Cow Racing
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Mayflies

I was hiking along the James River near dusk, and came upon mayflies emerging from their water nymph stage. The density of the swarm was not enough to shut down roads or show up on radar, but lent more an evanescent character to the river landscape.

TAGS: Nature, River, Virginia

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Brad Persing.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2016
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2016, 11 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D600
Focal Length: 70mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO400
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