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A view of the Sphinx at the Sound and Light Show
Maitreya Buddha or the future Buddha statue at Thiksey monastery. The statue was established to commemorate the visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1970.
Anonymous on Jackson Street Chicago, IL. Walking to Union Station After attending Henri Cartier Bresson Exhibit at The Art Institute.
Climbers warm in the rising sun at the top of Mount Sinai near St. Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai, Egypt.
In a Trip to Nepal, I had the chance to Portrait this Arts & Crafts Artisan, His skill was amazing..
Maitreya Buddha or the future Buddha statue at Thiksey monastery is 49 feet tall. The architecture of Thiksey strongly resembles the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet.
My cat in a cleaning session
A small bay on the Mediteranean at Phaselis, Turkey.  The ruins in the background date from the time of Alexander the Great, when he visited this ancient town.
Maitreya Buddha or the future Buddha statue at Thiksey monastery in Ladakh, India.
Mountain Stream
MY UNCLE, IN HIS 97TH YEAR,  WHO WOULD NEVER HAVE BEEN WITHOUT A TIE;  ACTUALLY LET HIS GUARD DOWN FOR THIS RARE CANDID PHOTO OP.  HE IS DISCUSSING HIS AUTO BIOGRAPHY
A young novice monk rushing to lunch at the Thiksey Monastery in Ladakh, India.
Great white egret on Lake Houston
The road between Leh and Srinagar is one of the most treacherous in the world. About 60 miles west of Leh the road winds its way up a mountain along 24 hairpin bends.
Great Falls national park being overwhelmed by the Potomac River in the form of a raging torrent, triggered by heavy early spring rains.
Old cowboys prepping for Pendleton Round Up's 100 year rodeo.
Buddhist prayer flag fluttering at the confluence of the Indus river with the Zanskar river in Ladakh, India.
Spider with rain drops
At an elevation of over 11000 feet Ladakh has very little arable land and a very short summer of three months. Every small piece of fertile land no matter how remote is used for agriculture.
The moon sets near Mount Sinai at St. Catherine's Monastery in Egypt.
Tree frog in my mailbox
Appalachian landscape in the remote mountains of West Virginia.
Old sharecropper house near Arnaudville, LA.
8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
A young novice monk rushing to lunch at the Thiksey Monastery in Ladakh, India.

A young novice monk rushing to lunch at the Thiksey Monastery in Ladakh, India.

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New Delhi, India
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© Prashant Sareen.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2010
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 18, 2010, 9:52 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D700
Focal Length: 19mm
Shutter Speed: 1/30
Aperture: f22
ISO: ISO100
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