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wandering around the streets of Vilnius, Lithuania, I found an urban element that no one seemed to notice...or care
A Manta Ray puts on a show of underwater acrobatics as he swims around, scooping up the plankton.
A dance begins as the call to the African spirits of the Congo is initiated at the ceremony of Soukri, Haiti.
Live stream on valleys and mountains
Summer sundown on the farm in Central NY.
A mechanic in Bangkok. I wanted to highlight the sparks from the saw and the light streaming in from the lone window.
A daring stand
Catching the sunset on the Big Island, Hawaii.
A tree pod.
Vodou ceremonies commence first always with prayers read aloud.  These involve long offerings of thanks and the tradition of charity.  It embraces the 3 theological virtues of the African Cabal; Faith
A veteran of the sea returns to a dive spot and swims around to see all the changes that have come to the place he knows and loves so much.
Summer sundown on the farm in Central NY.
Two bikers are taking speed-a photograph of a body-builder is peeping from the window of a shop.
Aboriginal people living passes with farming within mountains
Pakistan Monument at Islamabad, removed few poles and tried HDR effect.
Pocaty Creek Swamp
abandoned school bus
BALD HEAD EAGLE AT THE ZOO
Kevin has received the coronation ceremony at the pilgrimage of Maria Lionza.  Kevin has been coming to this pilgrimage since he was 8 years old and this is a kind of graduation into the knowledge of
Romantic moment between a couple in a bridge in Ljubljana, Slovenia
Cattle find their food and drink at the bank of river Padma at Rajshahi. Padma is one of the major rivers in Bangladesh. The bed of the Padma is wide but over the years due to divert it's natural path
Pakistan Monument Visit in Islamabad
Uncle Sam scolding the government for doing a bad job in 2013 and giving it an "F" for its effort.
11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Summer sundown on the farm in Central NY.

Summer sundown on the farm in Central NY.

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Moravia, New York, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© Paul Riker.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2013
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2013, 10:49 a.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: DSLR-A230
Focal Length: 20mm
Shutter Speed: 1/50
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO100
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