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Heron along the North Fork River, Pendelton County, WV
Grand Teton landscape
SUNRISE FISHING
Simple sunset in San Francisco
Fawn telling secret
Florida keys reef
Light and Darkness
Homeless in south Korea
THE CRANE
VENTS
Lake Louise at the Banff Hotel in Banff, Alberta, Canada
THE BICYCLE
Homeless in south Korea
A very magical moment
CONNECTING FLIGHT
Monks at Solophok Chardham
THE APPLE
ANDREAS
Bayon Temple Heads
cry
Preparing for the light show
Tree Branches at Dawn
Couple kissing in front of Freedom Tower
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
THE BICYCLE

The towns in Tuscany are all old as you would expect - crumbling buildings marked by centuries of wear and tear, steps that have been trod on so much that they have lost their shape, and an atmosphere that retains a feeling of antiquity that permeates every facet of existence. Scansano is a bubble, and it is so easy to get lost in it for hours. This is exactly what I did, walking around the town for two days. I wanted to capture the essence of the town with a photo of one of its inhabitants. Even though the child is shrouded in darkness, the typically human way in which he exists in a place that is permeated with history puts into perspective the concept of culture in different places - a photo of a child on a bike can be taken anywhere, but the variety of existences that can be captured by doing this are innumerable.

TAGS: Black And White, Italy, Tuscany

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Date Taken: 08.2016
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PHOTO LOCATION Scansano, Italy