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Sparkling water in blue glass.
This image was shot halfway up Mt. TaiShan- a sacred Taoist mountain in Shandong province of China.
Monks can be found roaming all over China. This one used a umbrella to keep the heat at bay. I walked past him in a public park in the dead of summer. I particularly like the coy look on his face.
Monks can be found roaming all over China.  This one used a umbrella to keep the heat at bay.  I walked past him in a public park in the dead of summer. I particularly like the coy look on his face.
Historic Grist Mill at Longfellows Wayside Inn, Sudbury Massachusetts.
The Ghost town of Terlingua, TX is set near the Chisos Mountains of Big Bend National Park.  This cemetery  is only for residents.  Most people buried here are miners from the 1900's. At night you can
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Mason Jar lighted by candlelight.
Simply Bovine
Why do cows stick their tongues up their noses? French cows, American cows, Irish cows ... it must be Simply Bovine.
Moon with Jet Stream
A jet passes in front of a moon, leaving a jet stream and creating a diagonal "slice" in the sky.
The small villages of China show a stark juxtaposition to the fast-paced advanced Chinese cities of Shanghai or Beijing.  In the mountains of Wudang lives a simple rural community at poverty level.  T
sunrise at Nellies
Girl climbing up a fountain in a village in the south of France.
cat on a roof
her majesty and the sunflowers
Grass Fed
While the trend toward factory farms is disturbing, small-town Americana does still exist. Here, a handful of grass-fed, Highland cattle mow down a field on a Wisconsin family farm. A tidy
days gone by
going home
A black-and-white worm's eye view form of one of my many porcelain birthday dolls.
Henny Penny
This image was taken outside a bar on the Aran Islands. The free-range chickens seem to run the place, and the yellow and red building makes a fabulous backdrop. I wanted to come back to
Closeup of an Arizona saguaro
morning serenity
9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
The small villages of China show a stark juxtaposition to the fast-paced advanced Chinese cities of Shanghai or Beijing. In the mountains of Wudang lives a simple rural community at poverty level. T

The small villages of China show a stark juxtaposition to the fast-paced advanced Chinese cities of Shanghai or Beijing. In the mountains of Wudang lives a simple rural community at poverty level. This young girl studies in her dad's shop.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2011
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 6, 2011, 1:36 p.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: NEX-5
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO200
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