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This lightning sparked fire threatened the small mining town of Kearny, AZ.  The fire burned to the edge of town before it was extinguished.  Many brave and amazing fire fighters were responsible for
Full parking lot on market day.
Oak Creek runs through Northern Arizona, through Oak Creek Canyon and into Sedona.  Along the way is passes through the West Fork of Oak Creek and this amazing canyon with hundred foot walls and maple
Sun setting on a hot August day
Dr.Bholanath Banik(57yrs) and Sudarshon Chakarbakarty(66yrs) has been working in Jatra since 1960 with diligence. In spite of being a candid artist they are now on the dole, Posing for portrait.(Jatra
The best things about photography for me is travelling and meeting wonderful people along the way.  Here I was photographing two people I didn't know at the time but actually met them in a different p
Storefront during the Christmas season
Fall comes to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Summer in central Arizona brings the monsoon season.  With it come powerful thunder storms which bring lightning and hopefully, rain.
Remembering those who served...
Rabin Kumar Majhi(51yrs) and Anukul Ghosh(63 yrs) are posing for portrait as a newly married couple. Anukul Ghosh used to play female character in Jatra(Jatra is a bengali folk theater originating fro
Phoenix and Saudi Arabia are known for these giant dust storms called Haboob's.  They precede a summer monsoon storm and can be 100 feet thick.  They reduce visibility to near zero.  They are a freak
A herd of cattle returning from pasture at the end of a long dusty day.
Lighthouse on a bright and sunny day
Dancing clouds over Ballard neighborhood, Seattle ,WA
Burrowing Owlets watching a plane and staring in shock and awe.
Water is precious and scarce in the desert.  So when snow comes to the desert it is rare indeed!  Snow on the desert is an event to remember.
BERBER GIRL :   
This shy Berber girl lives in an isolated mountain village in Morocco. 
According to the ethics of her people she is not allowed even to glimpse at the strangers.
Generations growing up free and independent.
Lady walking with flowers on a chilly day
These horses were just watching traffic pass along the highway and they graciously let me photograph them before they determined that I did, in fact, have no food and moved on.
Women returning to their village with their cattle at the end of a long dusty day.
View of Oxbow Bend in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.
11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Phoenix and Saudi Arabia are known for these giant dust storms called Haboob's. They precede a summer monsoon storm and can be 100 feet thick. They reduce visibility to near zero. They are a freak

Phoenix and Saudi Arabia are known for these giant dust storms called Haboob's. They precede a summer monsoon storm and can be 100 feet thick. They reduce visibility to near zero. They are a freak of nature.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2012
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 26, 2013, 11:34 p.m.
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Focal Length: 18mm
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