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photo contest slideshow
Sunset on the Amazon Headwaters
South China Sea Sunset
Spanish Church
Friends
Bow of Boat as it Reaches Amazon
Brown Pelican buzzs Sea Lion
Philippine Monastery
Sea Lions Hanging Out
A Gathering
llama exploring Machu Picchu
Back Alley
Prefight
Storm at Machu Picchu
Dog guarding gateway to Machu Picchu
Climbing Philips Steps
Red Knots off Cape May, NJ Causeway
Are you ready for some music?
Gull
Love
Tea farm in Moc Chau
Tam Giac Mach (Buckwheat) flower season in HAGIANG
Little girl and the sheeps
Reflections
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Prefight

I was invited to observe the behind-the-scenes preparations for a cock-fight in the southern Philippines. This man is outfitting a cock with razor spurs in preparation for his bout.

TAGS: Life, Philippines

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Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America
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© Michael Hawkins.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2014
Total Views: 43
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 13, 2015, 10:06 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T3
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/80
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO800
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