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Bengali name: Gobak. English name: Cattle egret. Common bird found near water-bodies, cultivated fields, usually near grazing cattle.
Group fishing at countryside in Bangladesh.
Swiss Mountain Village in a Thunderstorm
Devotee from Hindu Community celebrating ritual called Rakher Upabas at Loknath Temple at Barodi by lighting lamps and keeps themselves fasting until the lamps burn out. Sonargaon, Narayanganj, Bangla
Sand Sculptures: Low Tide at Pistol River Beach
Devotee from Hindu Community celebrating ritual called Rakher Upabas at Loknath Temple at Barodi by lighting lamps and keeps themselves fasting until the lamps burn out. Sonargaon, Narayanganj, Bangla
Cows guarding the Farm
Fishing in the Sea
Coral Garden: Coral Cove Beach at Sunrise
Morning Surf: A tubular Seasponge washed up at Sunrise
Big Boys' Toys: John Deere Tractors at the Dairy Farm
Simple pigment molecules, carotenoids and anthocyanins, provided a glowing and transparent explosion of color on this mid-morning day in Bedford, PA.
A Secret Place: The Chateau of Rochambeau
Portrait of a shy woman in Holi Festival in Old Dhaka, Bangladesh
Spring Break: College Kids on the Beach
Pearl of the Sea: A Portugese Man-O-War at Sunrise
'ANNAYAKUT'

ANNAYAKUT OR BHOG IS A RITUAL BY HINDUS. IT IS  PERFORMED BEFORE ANY GOD OR GODDESS.  BHOG IS GIVEN TO GOD/GODDESS AS A MEAL TO HIS/HER ALMIGHTY. AFTER PUJA, THE BHOG( BOILED RICE, COOK
Fields of Gold: A big Sunflower Field at Sunset in Switzerland
A Woman enjoys the thrill of Twirling with joy during a snowstorm. She often chooses different costumes for these images we make together, and we felt a red cloak would be the most striking with snow
Wildfire: A fiery sunrise on Jekyll Island at Driftwood Beach
'DHUNICHI DANCE'

IT IS A DHUNICHI DANCE DURING DURGA FESTIVAL. DHUNICHI IS AN EARTHEN POT IN WHICH RESIN IS POURED AND FIRE IS IGNITED. THEN THE SMOKE COMES OUT FROM IT WITH A GOOD SMELL.
On the beach
Interior of and old general store, circa 1930.  This store is frozen in time at a location known only to a few.
10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Simple pigment molecules, carotenoids and anthocyanins, provided a glowing and transparent explosion of color on this mid-morning day in Bedford, PA.

Simple pigment molecules, carotenoids and anthocyanins, provided a glowing and transparent explosion of color on this mid-morning day in Bedford, PA.

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Date Taken: 09.2012
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