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Metaphorical Statement About City and Winter
by Sergei Poletaev


A 500-year-old monastery in the Moscow region and a large power plant in the background. The steam from the cooling towers is particularly dense due to severe frost.

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The Kingdom Centre
by George Steinmetz


Standing 992 feet high, the Kingdom Centre was the tallest skyscraper in Saudi Arabia when completed in 2002—and is considered only the second to have been built in the country—but is now 5th on the list.

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Space Invaders
by Gilad Topaz


White parasols at the beach of the Dead Sea. I was flying my drone at the beach when I noticed a field of parasols in a beautiful shape.

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Henningsvær
by Nando Harmsen


The football field of the fishingtown called Henningsvær at Lofoten is a special one. The green artificial grass stands out from the winter landscape. Would you dare to play here?

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Passaggio Sospeso
by Paolo Crocetta


The Vaccanonesa is a small train that connects the city of Trento with the villages of Val di Non and Val di Sole in Trentino. During its ride through the apple orchards, the train makes this breathtaking passage above a gorge over 150 meters high.

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Four Seasons 05
by Ovi D. Pop


A lonely chapel in the middle of an agricultural field shot in the four seasons. This is the 5th in this series. Here a tractor is working the field.

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Frozen Fun
by Sergey Farenyuk


La grande ruota nel parco Izmaylovskiy di Mosca. Il Parco Izmaylovsky o Parco Izmaylovo è uno dei più grandi parchi di Mosca. Il parco è composto da due aree: la foresta Izmaylovsky e il parco Izmaylovsky per la ricreazione. Si trova nel distretto di Izmaylovo, nel nord-est della...

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Dusk at Rohingya Refugee Camp
by Azim Khan Ronnie


Kutupalong refugee camp is the world's largest refugee camp. It is in Ukhia, Cox's Bazar, and is inhabited by Rohingya refugees that fled from ethnic and religious persecution in neighboring Myanmar. Million of Rohingya refugees are living here. They made small homes, tents and h...

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Game Board
by Volker Sander


The picture shows the water park of the "Landesgartenschau" in Gronau. From above it looks like an oversized game board on which people have fun.

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Planet Marina
by Aravind Appadurai Kannan


Every urban changes, so enjoy it: of course, you have to have an objective in mind - to reach the top. But as you are going up, more things can be seen, and it's no bother to stop now and again and enjoy the panorama around you. At every meter conquered, you can see a little furt...

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12.44
by Pal Szilagyi Palko


Aerial view of church flooded with toxic waste water, mud. The village of Geamana is under 100 meters of ore dumps. The church’s tower is still visible because it was built on the highest hill top in the village. The environment is an ecological bomb.

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City In the Sky
by Hugo Healy


A foggy morning in downtown Dubai. Very rare conditions, caused by the cold nights and warm mornings. Creating the perfect scene for an aerial photo. The iconic buildings of Dubai emerging out of the low clouds creating an impression that the city is floating in the sky.

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Bank Of Buriganga
by Md Tanveer Hassan Rohan


This photo was taken from the bank of the river Buriganga during the pandemic time in Bangladesh . These boats and ships are used for people and goods to cross the river from one side to the other.

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Protruding from the fog
by Zdeněk Vošický


Church of St. John of Nepomuk on Zelená hora near Žďár nad Sázavou built by the famous architect Jan Blažej Santini - UNESCO monument.

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Julier Snake
by Roberto Moiola


The winding road to reach the Julier pass in Switzerland, after some heavy snowfalls. The peculiarity of the image is given by the road, perfectly cleaned in a warm afternoon.

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Church on the Fields Before Storm
by Andrej Tarfila


Church of Saint Ursula in the middle of the fields of Sorško polje just before spring storm, 13 May 2021, near the city of Kranj.

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The Train Across the South-to-North Water
by Lingluo Cui


China's high-speed rail Longhai line, crossing South-to-North Water Diversion Zhengzhou section project. Zhengzhou is a transportation hub center city that must be passed through for the South-to-North Water Diversion Project.Two great projects meet in the hub city of Zhengzhou.

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The Tower
by Kristian Stigel


As part of a job I took this photo of a local newly built tower in the forrest. The "iconic" with this picture is that there's no tourists around as it was taken very early in the morning. The tower is 45 meters high and therefore a bit higher than the surrounding forest. In tota...

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Traditional Polish "Redyk"
by Bartlomiej Jurecki


Redyk is a traditional annual march of shepherds with a flock of sheep. Every summer sheep are taken for few months high up to the mountains for grazing. In October sheep are taken down back to the villages to survive the winter in the farms. The big coming back is much celebrate...

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Blooming Delivery
by Mike Tesselaar


I've been wondering for a while what this van is delivering in these fields. I'm thinking wooden shoes, as I captured it in The Netherlands. But could be some cheese too for some Gouda times.

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