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The Woman of Sapa Valley---found her on a back road wandering the dirt road, she offered me a drink and I bought a bracelet that she made herself. Beautiful woman, so many years shown on her face.
This photograph was taken at Uttar Kamalabari Satra(Vaishnav monastery).This satra impart training in sattriya dance and music,along with that they have the great tradition of mask making.  These youn
St Nicholas Coalbreaker in Mahanoy, PA
Florence. A fragment of the statue of Perseus by Benvenuto Cellini.
red rock canyon capturing morning light!
'Oh Say Can You See?'
St Nicholas Coalbreaker in Mahanoy, PA
Lord Murugan's statue at Batu Caves
This woman is a tobacco farmer from Ilocos Philippines which is known for its fine tobacco.
MIxed up transportation
After shooting a sunrise shot of Grand Teton, I came upon these two in a field while on my way back to town for breakfast.  They were unconcerned with me, and stayed close to me and my camera for 20 m
Riding mopeds in Sapa Valley, outside the city. Ran into villagers and groups of children. The children were the most open to playing games with us and welcoming us into their culture.
Walk a Mile In His Boots
 This Marine's boots served two tours in Afghanistan
Celebrating Nine Emperor Gods festival
Verbesina alternifolia - Wingstem, or Yellow Ironweed
Milkweed Seeds Ready to Fly
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Winter Preparation
Our family as gingerbread cookies
Celebrating Nine Emperor Gods festival
Took this photo on a farm in Tharyawaddy township which is between Yangon and Pyay ( formerly Prome ) while I was coming from Mandaly in June, 2011. The farmers, mostly women, are transplanting their
Idol of Lord Jagannath is being carried to the chariot.
Old rusty pick up truck that has sat in the same place for so long, this industreous elm tree decided to grow through the engine and out the small crack at the top of the hood. Even the biggest things
10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Riding mopeds in Sapa Valley, outside the city. Ran into villagers and groups of children. The children were the most open to playing games with us and welcoming us into their culture.

Riding mopeds in Sapa Valley, outside the city. Ran into villagers and groups of children. The children were the most open to playing games with us and welcoming us into their culture.

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© Giesel Widmer.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2012
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2012, 9:09 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal Length: 100mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f7.1
ISO: ISO400
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