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A temple pillar and autumn hills
Towpath appeal
Brooklyn Community Garden
The Mill - in pink
Hot spring aurora at Yellowstone.
Dam Egrets
Giant clams in the water
A handmade wedding ring on moss.
Blue Heron in Flight
peony after rain in Queenstown, NZ
Bridge delight
Pebble in the Waves
Sufers at sunset
Flashy Feathers - Nicobar Pigeon
A woman sweeps away leaves in front of the Golden Pavilion.
Long Day #6
A simple day in Sapzurro bay.
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Exiting Arches
Pelican landing in water
Turkey in my woods
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Pebble in the Waves

I had gone on a business trip to San Diego. It had been a busy and stressful day, stuck indoors knowing it was beautiful out. When my shift was over I ran outside, crossing the Pacific Railroad and carefully climbing down to the beach. The sand in my toes, the sea breeze in my hair, nothing smelled more like freedom. The rock was beautiful to me: stubborn and calmly making the sand and waves form to its location.

TAGS: Beach, California, Pacific, Sand, Stone

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Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
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© Derya Akbaba.
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Date Taken: 10.2016
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 20, 2016, 9:07 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION San Diego, California, United States of America