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Ostrander Lake, Yosemite, CA. September 21, 2016
A Stairway To....
A chance encounter
Trees
Great Falls
Cycle of Life
Autumn leaves I.
Xoan singing in Phu Tho, Vietnam
Cattle Drovers in silhouette at day's end.
Ibis
Shipwrecked
The Lamey Dhura Eldest
The building stands alone.
Forestry DHC-2
Hats & Boots
Middle Fork River in Autumn
Sunset behind graffiti barn
Construction
Kenosha Pass
Another possible utopia
"Juvenowl"  A young Great Horned Owl has adopted my door
Cherry blossoms as the sun sets.
Summer, splashing by the sea.
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The Lamey Dhura Eldest

She is the eldest person in her hamlet, Lamey Dhura inside the Singalila forest area. During her day, she mostly sits in the kitchen and keeps herself warm by the burning logs, used to cook meals for the family and trekkers who drop by. Her two great-granddaughters checks up on her from time to time, making sure that she is warm and cozy. She strains her ears to listen to what they have to say, flashing a toothless smile occasionally. This has been her home for almost 70 years. She was 98 then.

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© Shantanu Saha.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2014
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2016, 11:12 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 550D
Focal Length: 11mm
Shutter Speed: 1/20
Aperture: f2.8
ISO: ISO3200
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PHOTO LOCATION Lamey Dhura village, West Bengal, India., India