by the water

primary canal

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a cruise on a rainy amsterdam afternoon

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the red tug

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a red tug in rotterdam harbor (the largest port in europe)

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reflection

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a ride next to a canal in delft, netherlands

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mirror sky

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dusk over botrivier

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boston sets

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sunset over boston back bay

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adorned bridges

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i’m sensing a theme, but decorated bridges definitely break the structural monotony

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sailboats

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learn to sail in boston’s back bay

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across east river

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the financial district behind some enthusiastic kayak polo players

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eleanor the tea ship

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one of the restored tea ships (named eleanor) in the suspected area of the boston tea party

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up the charles

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niagara

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niagara falls, canada side

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nyc skyline

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new york city skyline from queens - spot the empire state, chrysler, UN, and life buildings.

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water break

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the abandoned station at clovelly makes a nice contrast with the water

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fish hoek

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fish hoek bay

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i amsterdam

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the i amsterdam sign in front of the rijksmuseum

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along the thames

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tower bridge to the financial district, london

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cliffside perch

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in jamestown

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towards jamestown

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urban beaches?

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shore fishing

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marantha beach village

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on the volta estuary at ada foah

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solitary fishing

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elmina fort

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the once fort housed soldiers who could come to the protection of the castle by the coast

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to chapmans

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a view across hout bay to chapman’s peak

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willow on water

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the beaumont’s dam in botrivier

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kelpy beach

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farmhouse

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llandudno ripples

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waves on cape towns most expensive beach front

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seaside rails

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clovely’s abandoned rail station

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shoreline

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the volta dam is at its lowest point in 5 years - this water intake point is now far away from the dam…

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beachside netting

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nets lay ready for fishing in ada foah

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akosombo dam

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apparently the volta dam is at its lowest point in 5 years, forcing the shut down of more hydroelectric turbines - somewhat explaining our energy problems…

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volta aquaculture

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these netted tanks hold farmed tilapia in the natural river water of the volta

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line fishing on the volta

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goat island

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some intrepid goats chart new waters

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fleeing foam

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a crab dodges a wave

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boat through time

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a longtime exposure of the water and stars in ada foah

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idyllic transport

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santa monica pier | 19 december, 2011
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the pier is a colourful intrusion on the venice beachfront

santa monica, los angeles | location
pentax k-r | 24mm | 1/160 | f/13 | iso200 |
camera
crop | lighting |
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herold’s baai beach

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a quick stopover for a beer, swim and ice-cream on the garden route


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red bull flugtag | 9 december, 2012
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the first of the “planes” to launch off the red bull ramp - i don’t know how anyone managed the 69 meter record!


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swim spot swim | 5 december, 2012
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a swimmer is surprised by a friendly labrador


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shark spotter | 9 november, 2012
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ashley spends 4 days a week sitting above fish hoek bay to watch for great white sharks in the area

noordhoek, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 18mm | 1/400 | f/8 | iso200 |
camera
2 photo merge | definition |
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sea horses | 8 november, 2012
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you can lead a horse to sea but you cannot make it surf

noordhoek, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 24mm | 1/1000 | f/14 | iso400 |
camera
lighting | definition |
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camps pool | 7 november, 2012
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a windy day at the camps bay pool

camps bay, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 18mm | 1/500 | f/11 | iso400 |
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incoming | 6 november, 2012
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a lone tanker watched by a lonely ice cream

sea point, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 42mm | 1/400 | f/16 | iso200 |
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azure | 1 november, 2012
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only one word to describe this water - azure. seen along chapman’s peak drive

chapman’s peak drive, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 18mm | 1/400 | f/11 | iso400 |
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waterfront | 16 october, 2012
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a sweep of the buildings of v& a waterfront and it’s mountainous backdrops

v & a waterfront, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 18mm | 1/1000 | f/9 | iso400 |
camera
lighting | definition | saturation | 3 photo merge |
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wind, waves, green | 8 october, 2012
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a lone cleaner straightens out the empty beach

camps bay, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 42mm | 1/320 | f/16 | iso200 |
camera
lighting | definition |
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bright in day and night| 7 october, 2012
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the kommetjie lighthouse down the peninsula
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kommetjie, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 28mm | 1/800 | f/7.1 | iso200 |
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lighting | definition |
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lion’s gaze | 23 august, 2012
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this couple shares a moment under the gaze of lion’s head

camps bay, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 35mm | 1/800 | f/9 | iso400 |
camera
crop | lighting |
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beach cleaner | 21 august, 2012
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a man removes the washed up kelp from fish hoek beach - but i always liked that sharp seaweed smell!

fish hoek, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 55mm | 1/640 | f/8 | iso200 |
camera
crop | lighting |
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st james beach | 20 august, 2012
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the train shooting past my childhood beach gives a good view of pool, rocks and changing rooms

st james, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 18mm | 1/640 | f/8 | iso200 |
camera
no edits! |
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scene for discussion | 18 august, 2012
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these three gaze over the water to the twelve apostles (the mountain range) - i count more…

maiden’s point, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 28mm | 1/100 | f/13 | iso200 |
camera
lighting | definition |
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day’s end | 2 august, 2012
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sunset over table bay

v & a waterfront, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 38mm | 1/200 | f/11 | iso200 |
camera
lighting | exposure adjustment | definition |
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passionate fan | 16 july, 2012
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this statue was made for the 2010 football world cup - it’s made completely of coke crates.

v & a waterfront, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 18mm | 1/15 | f/3.5 | iso400 |
camera
lighting | definition |
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platinum water | 9 july, 2012
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the water looks somewhat solid as evening arrives

v & a waterfront, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 40mm | 1/30 | f/4.5 | iso400 |
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lighting | definition |
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cloud and spray | 8 july, 2012
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holiday homes aren’t enjoying the winter rains of cape town

llandudno, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 40mm | 1/200 | f/11 | iso400 |
camera
lighting | definition |
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near miss | 14 june, 2012
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ethan ignores his brother’s playful warning stone

st james beach, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 50mm | 1/800 | f/9 | iso400 |
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surfer’s paradise | 11 june, 2012
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paddle-boarders guard the rusting wreckage in table bay

dolphin beach, tableview, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 55mm | 1/320 | f/20 | iso400 |
camera
crop | lighting | definition |
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the hikers’ hopscotch | 4 june, 2012
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the sun makes this frigid water quite welcoming (naming credit to caitlin)

boulders beach, simonstown, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 28mm | 1/250 | f/14 | iso200 |
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mountains meet ocean | 29 may, 2012
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cape town’s beauty lies where mountains meet water - this is sentinel hill on the atlantic coast

atlantic coast, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 35mm | 1/200 | f/13 | iso200 |
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cape in sight | 28 may, 2012
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a rare clear day allows you to make out the tip of the cape peninsular from across false bay

coast road, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 23mm | 1/320 | f/14 | iso200 |
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moody rose | 26 may, 2012
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a bright rose makes stark contrast to the rainy skies over bot river

beaumont wines, bot river, western cape | location
pentax k-r | 23mm | 1/500 | f/5 | iso200 |
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silky waters | 24 may, 2012
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a glorious day over false bay shows the mountains in full view and the water shifting smoothly

just south of simonstown, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 42mm | 1/500 | f/11 | iso200 |
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lone fisherman | 22 may, 2012
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a fisherman tries his luck in the turbulent waves off diaz beach

diaz beach, cape of good hope, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 55mm | 1/320 | f/20 | iso200 |
camera
crop | lighting |
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frolicking in fish hoek | 19 may, 2012
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a boy runs to and from the rolling waves, emitting little shrieks of joy if they catch him

fish hoek beach, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 38mm | 1/200 | f/16 | iso200 |
camera
crop | lighting |
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resting in the waves | 22 february, 2012
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an outrigger on morjim beach

morjim beach, goa, india | location
pentax k-r | 26mm | 1/250 | f/14 | iso200 |
camera
crop | lighting |
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kerala palms | 17 february, 2012
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keralan backwaters surrounded by palms, as seen from the train

from the train from varanasi to cochin, india | location
pentax k-r | 18mm | 1/500 | f/6.3 | iso200 |
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lighting | vibrancy |
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river home | 17 january, 2012
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a stark contrast to the city’s architectural and technological wonders

river city, bangkok, thailand | location
pentax k-r | 23mm | 1/200 | f/29 | iso3200 |
camera
lighting | brighten shadow |
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nai harn beach | 16 january, 2012
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my favorite beach in thailand - a small, somewhat secret, tropical paradise

nai harn beach, phuket, thailand | location
pentax k-r | 31mm | 1/200 | f/11 | iso200 |
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crop | lighting |
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a lone boat | 12 january, 2012
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one of many tethered boats dotting the coast

near phuket aquarium, phuket town, thailand | location
pentax k-r | 38mm | 1/400 | f/10 | iso200 |
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makoko

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canoes ply speedily down alleys, smoke rises from dinner and fish-smoking, silence reigns with no generators

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dias beach

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at once the most beautiful and moody places in the world

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modes in frame

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a nice juxta of the longest african bridge bypassing the canoed community

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storm incoming

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elmina fishing village

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beachside dugout

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a canoe weathers the tides in elmina

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flappy flamingos

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flamingos running on water is a sight to see (next time i’ll have my telephoto lense)

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stark conde 2

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stark conde wine estate near jonkershoek

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rusty railings

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seapoint promenade

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seattle sunset

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seattle harbour at sunset, with the quiet giant (mt. rainier) on the left, ferris wheel by the water, and downtown to the right (and behind)

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a greenbank beach

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a beach on whidbey island, in the puget sound

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chicago

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the city of chicago, balanced on the edge of the enormous lake michigan

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lone crabber

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puget sound is home to the famous dungeness crab - this man must be a pro to go crabbing with his kayak

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lone fisherman 2

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a popular spot for fishing by fort casey - deja vu

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south lake union

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south union lake, seattle

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lake lookers

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central park lake

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