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This spectacular shot of Peyto Lake is from Banff National Park in Alberta Canada. The vivid blue of the water is caused by suspended particles deposited by glacial erosion. The particles are called "
Who Run's the World? (Girls) - an exploration seminar through my university looking into the emerging female entrepreneurs in India who are becoming empowered to make change within their community.
Resting place at South Point Park
I took this picture in the early morning while on a biking expedition in the second month of my foreign exchange to California.
Old Lady becoming one with the Flea Market.
Two glass artisans reheat a glass sculpture prior to putting the final touches on the piece. They are working at the Hot Shop at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, Washington.
NATURE
The Tree in the Puddle
An alternate view of a portrait.
A little girl smells a tuip amonst the enormous field of deep red.
A couple is walking on the frozen Gulf of Finland at the port of  Kronstadt, Kotlin Island
Taken from our table while having lunch at Positano, Italy.
A friend's band playing in a local venue on an Open Mic Nite for high schoolers. Good music.
A young hyena looks up for second before quickly going back to its meal of a zebra.
A glass blowing artist pauses to reheat her glass at the Hot Shop at Tacoma, Washington's Museum of Glass.
A handsome Gorilla posing for L. A. zoo visitors.
NATURE
A man in Tunis peers out his door at the kitten and mama cat playing on his doorstep. The blue door is the traditional color in Tunis.
Sunrise at the pier in Santa Monica, California
A honey bee fell into a small pool of water and was too light to sink, but not strong enough to break the water tension.
Two boogie boarders take advantge of the incredible weather on Maui's Makena Beach to spend the day surfing.
While visiting the east coast, I was lucky enough to be at the Portland Light House at sunset
Big Red Drangonfly at the L. A. Zoo
9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Taken from our table while having lunch at Positano, Italy.

Taken from our table while having lunch at Positano, Italy.

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© Silvia Parra.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2011
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2011, 7:10 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
Focal Length: 250mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO100
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