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A simple walk in the park
a simple puddle
walking through the park inspired by nature's beauty at its simplest form.
this sculpture was along Sunset Beach in downtown Vancouver as part of its Bienalle. It was photographed during a warm evening in a way that captures the sunset as the radiant heart of the comtemplati
My little brother
the Burrard St. Bridge connects the hip neighborhood of Kitsilano to downtown Vancouver.  It is beautiful by night and many pedestrians choose to use it.
French Quarter Fest in New Orleans
this photo was taken while walking along False Creek on the way to Granville Island.  It was a brilliant day and the sun's reflection on the buildings is doubled by the reflection in the water.
I took this photo one day when I was walking home.  I thought the worker was having a snooze, but when I looked at the photo later, I realized he was on his cell phone.
the image of a hand-scripted sheet of Gregorian Chant music from the 18th century has been overlaid a contemporary teenager which brings out a gentle and romantic look in her.
Vancouver has many bridges and this one, the Burrard St. Bridge, is a favorite with pedestrians. Vancouver also has lots of rain;  I took this shot at the downtown end of the bridge on a rainy day.
About the balance and harmony
this photo was taken in a Marine industrial workshop where my landlord is welding parts for ferry boat engines.
taking photographs through shop windows means you get to see the inside and outside all at the same time!  In this photograph we see a dress that references Nature backed  by the skyscrapers of NYC.
this photo shows off the creative public art stenciled in large letters in a parking lot in Chelsea.  From above you can see many words and you start to make some kind of meaning out of the way they c
The Weight of Despair.  This photo was taken at an Occupy Wall Street protest in NYC. The protesters were marching from Zuccotti Park to Times Square.
my niece found this little sandcrab on the beach when we were all gathered there for my brother's wedding.  Her nearly found sense of style doesn't interfere with her love of Nature's wonders in minia
this laundry is in the downtown of Vancouver.  I always admire that they have added a pop aesthetic to a functional service.  As well, I love pink.  I think this is a good way to stimulate the right b
Less is more (sometimes)
the Celebration of Lights has 3 nights of fireworks in the summer.  This photograph captures the diffused light exploding over the water at night.
The path by the beach near my apartment is my favorite place to take photographs.  This tree trunk exhibited it's elegance against the water on one of the thousands of days I take this walk.
9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
About the balance and harmony

About the balance and harmony

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© Francisco Ayarza.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2011
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 10, 2011, 12:03 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D
Focal Length: 85mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f10
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