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Tea Ceremony, Japan

Photo of the Day, October 7, 2009

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Tea ceremony


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Boy and Turkey, Guatemala

Photo of the Day, October 3, 2009

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A boy playing in a marketplace with ...

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Photo: Islamic women in Indonesia

Feast of the Sacrifice

Photo of the Day, September 29, 2009

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Facing the dawn, women of the An-Nadzir commune begin Islam ...

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Russian Orthodox Priest

Photo of the Day, September 28, 2009

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Father Sevastyan meditates on the Gospels at Svyato-Kazansky hermitage, one ...

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West Sumatra Fuel Station

Photo of the Day, September 19, 2009

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Women work at a West Sumatra gas station. Economic crises ...

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El Khader Remains, West Bank

Photo of the Day, September 18, 2009

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The only community in the West Bank that remains completely ...

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Old House, Bosnia

Photo of the Day, September 13, 2009

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Milica Nikolic, an elderly Bosnian Serb, lives near the village ...

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Lishadi Market Vendor

Photo of the Day, September 12, 2009

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Pu Dengyi offers a modest assortment of birds, squirrels, and ...

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Rice Mill, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, September 7, 2009

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Steam rises from rice being processed at a small mill ...

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Photo: Ruins of a lighthouse in Somalia

Lighthouse Ruins, Mogadishu

Photo of the Day, September 5, 2009

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In the quiet of an abandoned lighthouse, young people chew ...

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Wedding Gown Preparation

Photo of the Day, September 4, 2009

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Dress-up weddings happen so seldom in the Russian village of ...

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Iowa Derby Car Jump

Photo of the Day, September 3, 2009

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Iowa's derby stunts are always a blast: Gregory "Dr ...

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Prayers, Cambodia

Photo of the Day, September 2, 2009

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Water carries prayers for her ancestors. Widow Suy Moeur, 70 ...

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Donkey Wrangler, New Jersey

Photo of the Day, July 30, 2009

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A young man readies the rope ...

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Vendors Near Potala Palace

Photo of the Day, July 26, 2009

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This photo focused on vendors outside ...

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Smiling Girl

Photo of the Day, July 24, 2009

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My friend's daughter is a ...

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Festival of Colors, India

Photo of the Day, July 20, 2009

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This photograph was clicked in Vrindavan ...

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Baseball Game, Toronto

Photo of the Day, July 14, 2009

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Children play baseball at a park ...

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July Fourth Sparklers

Photo of the Day, July 4, 2009

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Time exposure seems to show a ...

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Wrestling Match, India

Photo of the Day, July 3, 2009

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During a wrestling competition held in ...

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Church, Cook Islands, New Zealand

Photo of the Day, May 31, 2009

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Late for church in New Zealand's Cook ...

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Chained Feet, Sudan

Photo of the Day, May 30, 2009

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"I saw his feet, scarred by chains that ...

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Multiple Exposure, Nimrud, Iraq

Photo of the Day, May 28, 2009

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Near Nimrud, Iraq, May 1999: This double exposure ...

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Tomb Sentinels, Arlington Cemetery

Photo of the Day, May 25, 2009

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In the quarters beneath the Tomb of the ...

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Slaughterman, Sydney, Australia

Photo of the Day, May 24, 2009

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"Wouldn't be doing anything else," says Rick ...

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Woman With Lawnmower, Michigan

Photo of the Day, May 23, 2009

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Dearborn, Michigan, June 2002: Tufaha Baydayn, a Lebanese ...

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Photo: Tuareg tribesman praying at twilight

Tuareg Tribesman, Libya

Photo of the Day, May 20, 2009

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A Tuareg tribesman prays at twilight in Libya ...

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Photo: Portrait of a Kazakh eagle hunter

Kazakh Eagle Hunter, Western Mongolia

Photo of the Day, May 19, 2009

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The hunt always begins on horseback, the eagle ...

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Photo: Refugee in temporary camp

Refugee, Afghanistan

Photo of the Day, May 15, 2009

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Fleeing the war in Afghanistan, an elderly man ...

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Pilgrims, Tanta, Egypt

Photo of the Day, May 14, 2009

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A crowd of pilgrims arrives at the mosque ...

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Plaza, Ontario, Canada

Photo of the Day, May 13, 2009

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I was hurrying to an appointment when something ...

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Picture ID:  206577         Published Location:   BK FIELD GUIDE TO PHOTOGRAPHY B10063 168-9  (Click More Info button for more information.....) Picture File: 01524 50001        Submitter: SAM ABELL   Copyright: 41S (SOCIETY PRODUCTS NO PAYMENT, NO PERMISSION - REPRESENTED BY IMAGE SALES FOR 3RD PARTY SALES)   Subject: ATLANTIC OCEAN;CANADIAN PEOPLE;FISHING AND FISHERMEN;ROWBOATS;FISHING BOATS;NETS AND TRAPS (FISHING EQUIPMENT);CLOSE VIEWS;INFORMAL PORTRAITS;WATERSIDE WAYS OF LIFE; Legend: Fishermen haul a net stretched between two pitching dories. Location: OFF THE COAST OF NEWFOUNDLAND, CANADA.

Fishermen Hauling a Net, Canada

Photo of the Day, May 11, 2009

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Soul and muscle of their island, fishermen haul ...

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Mbukushu Mother and Child, Botswana

Photo of the Day, May 10, 2009

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A Mbukushu mother and child cross Botswana's ...

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Mother and Daughter, India

Photo of the Day, May 9, 2009

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A mother and daughter set pigeons in flight ...

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Mother and Youngsters, Malaysia

Photo of the Day, May 8, 2009

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New green and old, waving from fields of ...

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Mother and Son, Virginia

Photo of the Day, May 7, 2009

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When rally day comes to Good Hope Baptist ...

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