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Lockand switch header when you get a chance. Thanks! –  dpollitt Nov 19 '12 at 18:55
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La Sainte-Chapelle on Île de la Cité in Paris(Wikipedia).

Sainte-Chapelle

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Another shot of the upstairs of this church here. Yes, this is the basement!

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Nice shot, D! That lighting is awesome! –  jrista Nov 14 '12 at 4:00
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I think "luscious" is the appropriate word to describe this. (And I so want to go there.) –  Martha Nov 15 '12 at 23:50
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Love the colours and the symmetry is perfect! –  Vian Esterhuizen Nov 16 '12 at 1:01
    
Ooh la la! Cracking shot sir. –  ElendilTheTall Nov 16 '12 at 9:12
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Dragon Warrior

Male blue crown tail betta

My betta checking out his future home, currently he lives in a small container. The plants are floating water lettuce. Sorry I don't have a bigger version :(

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gear and exposure settings? –  Meysam Nov 14 '12 at 19:46
    
That is a HUGE home for a betta! –  dpollitt Nov 14 '12 at 22:09
    
@Meysam 18-55mm and 550D, no flash, ISO 1600, Shutter 1/50, f/5.6 –  fahad.hasan Nov 15 '12 at 8:20
    
@dpollitt Yes, its ~20 US Gallons, with plants, decors and DIY 3D background, it should be at-least ~15 Gallons. I intend to put a few shoals of Neons, Cardinals and Harlequins as well :) –  fahad.hasan Nov 15 '12 at 8:20
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Landing at YYC

YYC in BW

500px has the larger version as well as all the data about the photograph. There's also a series of similar photos.

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Awesome shot, dramatic, abstract and striking. –  ElendilTheTall Nov 16 '12 at 9:13
    
@ElendilTheTall Thank you! –  Vian Esterhuizen Nov 16 '12 at 14:02
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Shore of the Azores São Miguel.

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Azores

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Great Smoky Mountains

Great Smoky Mountains

 Nikon D7000 + 70-200 2.8 VRII at 200mm
 1/320, f/6.3, ISO 100
 Lookout Mountain, Chattanooga, TN

See it full size on flickr

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An insight into flying styles and aerodynamics. No - not 'photo-shopped' and not stuck on the fence :-)
This is just how they happened to be departing. A frame by frame slow motion video view would be fascinating.

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Happy Diwali !

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Diwali lighting at out place.
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