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Graceful swans
Kayaker Conquers Great Falls
Lake in Largo
Dinner Is Served!
Nomads Land: The Herder
Long Lake along Little Lakes Trail
A sunset veiled by the newly-emerging Snell Fire
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Sandpipers Exploring the Beach
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Giant Fluffy Pancakes
Changing Shoes in the Park
Architecture in Shanghai, China
In a Trance
First ride of the pink pig American Holiday
The cloud behind the trees
A Weatherman and His Balloon
High Cloud Desert
Fun balls
Artist's Palette at sunset
Marina Bay Sands Singapore
Pockets of Shelter from the sweltering heat
Jazz
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Changing Shoes in the Park

As you get older, what is important begins to change. This man is unashamedly changing his shoes and socks in a public setting. And why shouldn’t he? He is intent on his task and unconscious of the photographer snapping his picture, and if he had been aware, he probably would not have cared that much. This is a tiny but precise symbol of the freedom from embarrassment that comes with realizing what isn’t important as you get older.

TAGS: Park, Pennsylvania

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© Carl Finkbeiner.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2016
Total Views: 23
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2018, 4:44 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D7200
Focal Length: 100mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f10
ISO: ISO250
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