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Nomads people in search of water through Ennedi desert
Scutellinia vitreola
Raven flight in mid-afternoon light over the Grand Canyon
Post Tropical Storm Nate beach Damage
Fruit and nut vendor, Dusahanbe, Tajikistan
The Grand Tetons in View
the dream catchers
Living on  a prayer
Blacksmith of his own fortune 15
Blacksmith of his own fortune 14
Sunset on an Indiana Farm
Expended
Blacksmith of his own fortune 13
The Durango & Silverton Train
 Bayou Fusion is when the sky, the bayou and the land all come together at sunset.
The Registan, Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Blacksmith of his own fortune 12
Blacksmith of his own fortune 11
Luz y Ventana
The Five Fingers
Blacksmith of his own fortune 10
An afternoon of sun in the park
Blacksmith of his own fortune 09
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Expended

This image was captured at a front-line near Kirkuk. Scanning over the sandbag fortification, I was joined by a young Peshmerga fighter. The young fighter had to have been around 18 or so. He reached down to pick some expended rounds. The area was host to several intense battles some months prior, and harassing attacks were common. ISIS positions were some 2-3 kilometers away. This was before the Mosul offensive some months later.

TAGS: Iraq, War

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2016
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Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2017, 4:47 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T5
Focal Length: 32mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f10
ISO: ISO100
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