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This blue vervet monkey was one of several that visited me and fellow tourists as we had breakfast at a picnic site located inside Tarangire National Park in Tanzania.
Bright Blue-green damselfish swarm over a shallow coral reef in a remote area of eastern Indonesia.  This region harbors some of the most diverse marine habitats on Earth.
While on a cruise ship with my family in Alaska,we were passing by the famous Tracy's Arm Glacier. I had to capture the pure beauty that was before me.
Driving west across Madagascar with my small tour group.
Tiny island at the shores of Norwegian sea shot on a misty spring day.
Presidents Busts Waiting Repair In Houston Heights
San Diego Sunset For Two
Beautiful Colorful Peacock at the Cape May Zoo
An American flag waves a year after the April 27, 2011 tornado that ravaged Tuscaloosa, AL.
Grazing in a field
visting Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii at May.
An adolescent girl and her child walk the streets of the Rocinha, one of Rio de Janeiro's largest, most densely populated and urbanized slums.  In the decaying favelas of Rio, mother can be the only p
Serenity
Castle ruins.
While traveling in Hopkins Village, Belize, I encountered this scene at their local library.
Macro of fingerprints.
Historic San Francisco de Asis Church in Taos, NM. A fovorite spot for painters and photographers.
Peacock enticing mate
Wandering through a nearby nature preserve.
A misty view in Central Park, NYC.
The world is the perfect place to be free!
Graduation day for my daughter.
Traffic Alert Sign, Tibet, China, October 2011
10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
An adolescent girl and her child walk the streets of the Rocinha, one of Rio de Janeiro's largest, most densely populated and urbanized slums. In the decaying favelas of Rio, mother can be the only p

An adolescent girl and her child walk the streets of the Rocinha, one of Rio de Janeiro's largest, most densely populated and urbanized slums. In the decaying favelas of Rio, mother can be the only positive identity available to most young girls.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2011
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2012, 4:43 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D
Focal Length: 75mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f7.1
ISO: ISO500
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