People
arrow left arrow right
High on the seas of Greece at noon
"Love is love"
Just after dawn at Ice Lakes Basin, CO, August 2013.
"Beautiful California Model" Naples, Long Beach California
Villagers in Marigaon of Assam, India engaged in century old traditional irrigation system in their paddy field.
Assamese villagers participate in community fishing during the Bhogali Bihu celebration at Goroimari Lake in Panbari village, some 50 kilometers (31 miles) in Guwahati,Assam, India, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2
Assamese villagers participate in community fishing during the Bhogali Bihu celebration at Goroimari Lake in Panbari village, some 50 kilometers (31 miles) in Guwahati,Assam, India, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2
Sometimes life becomes a balancing act, you are on a ledge not sure where to go so you just stay where you're at and hope you don't fall.
I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of sceneryair, mountains, trees, people. I thought, "This is what it is to be happy. - Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar
Natural Bridges illuminated at twilight.
Jeeping in the San Juan mountains with my Mom, saw this Marmot sitting up next to the cross.
Dictation by Daylight. East of Kalaw, a remote village in Myanmar has a small, one room school. Lacking electricity and artificial light, the teacher and students rely upon the afternoon sun to read t
Tranquility at the Taj. The intense, bustling energy of India can evoke strong emotion in western travelers. I captured a fleeting moment of stillness shortly after dawn, before the throng of tourists
Spiritual Gangster. During a pit stop in western Tibet, I noticed a Tibetan man finish his prayers, mount his motorcycle, and begin to ride away. The flair of his clothing and motorcycle was accentuat
The Pensive Proprietor. A shopkeeper deep in thought sits in the entryway to his business in the streets of Kathmandu. His solemn expression caught my eye and I snapped this photograph as I strolled b
End of a brach of a tree in my back yard
American flag flying in my front yard
The mischievous long-tailed macaques of the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary prey on unsuspecting tourists that visit their domain. Here, a rebellious little rascal sports a mohawk as he clings to a roc
As a lighthearted respite from the rigors of spiritual discipline, monks of Nga Hpe Kyaung Monastery trained local cats to perform tricks. The sheer silliness of cats jumping through hoops is impossib
Pre Rup temple was constructed by the Khmer Empire during the Angkorian period in Cambodia. The beautiful rusty-red hue of the laterite and brick is accentuated during sunset and stands in brilliant c
Whoosh!
An outlook of the village lake.
Spending the day at High Falls
11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Dictation by Daylight. East of Kalaw, a remote village in Myanmar has a small, one room school. Lacking electricity and artificial light, the teacher and students rely upon the afternoon sun to read t

Dictation by Daylight. East of Kalaw, a remote village in Myanmar has a small, one room school. Lacking electricity and artificial light, the teacher and students rely upon the afternoon sun to read their texts and complete their lessons.

photographer avatar
San Diego, California, United States of America
Member since 2014
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Ryan Friese.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2011
Total Views: 13
Filed Under: People
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 3, 2013, 1:11 a.m.
Report This
SMITHSONIAN.COM COLLECTIONS