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Wedding Couple
Bear Tails
Mountain Ash
Male Lasioglossum imbrex Sweat Bees settling in for the night
Lost Sunset
A river winding through the Smoky Mountains.
Our pet cat in the backyard
Ex-Soviet Dreams
Rock along path from Cogee to Bondi
Paroxysm of Phantoms
Foxy Lady
Soviet-Bloc Woman
Fall in love with the sky
Infrared Resevoir
Paradise view
Summer Love
Sunset in the woods
In the wasteland
skipping rocks in Lake Minnewaska
House near the lake
May Sunset
Silent water
Buffalo Eating from Mother Earth
17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Soviet-Bloc Woman

This ex-soviet town is haunted by communism. Running water is regimented by the government. Walks to school involve passing a crumbling mosaic of Stalin and Lenin. Here a woman somberly looks down at children playing in the dirt, zany colors of a dreary past built around her.

TAGS: Georgia

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Westford, Massachusetts, United States of America
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© Krishna Sharma.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2019
Total Views: 35
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: July 17, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D7000
Focal Length: 100mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Chiatura, Georgia