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Sunset on an Indiana Farm
Expended
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The Durango & Silverton Train
 Bayou Fusion is when the sky, the bayou and the land all come together at sunset.
The Registan, Samarkand, Uzbekistan
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Luz y Ventana
The Five Fingers
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An afternoon of sun in the park
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Cabo San Juan Beach
Walk on Water
dolphin
Museo Soumaya
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Sulfur rocks
Last Guardian still stands
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Keeping Cool, Khiva, Uzbekisyan
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Blacksmith of his own fortune is a series of portraits created in firm the auto industry in my hometown of Vinkovci. Before World War II forge belonged to a Jewish family Gross who had to leave town and get away from Europe because of the coming of Nazism. After the war, the company was nationalized and state-owned, and after the war in 1991 is owned by the Slovenian-Croatian coroporation. Today's business owners have modernized company with the exterior aluminium shuttering, but the interior and working conditions for the blacksmiths have not changed much throughout history. They work for a relatively small profit in darkened areas with summer temperatures exceed 60 ° C. The entire collection consists of 140 portraits.

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Vinkovci, Croatia
Member since 2014
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© Zvonimir Tanocki.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2016
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2017, 4:38 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D
Focal Length: 19mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO5000
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