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Centre of Tula new year 2009
Vasily Kumaev & Andrew Mishin
Tula. Convent (2009)
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Old lane
Nick Ollay
Central Park. Spring is Here
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Old lanes of Tula
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Spring is delayed
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Upa spill in the center of Tula
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Behind monument to Lev Tolstoy
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Roof on Kirova 25
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roof Kirova 25
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Monument to Nikolaj Rudnev to the commander of cruiser Varyag
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Shooting industrial photos
Wayne Edwards
Freestyle graffiti paintings by Birmingham crew
Robert Wiederhold
Luftpanorama, Zugspitze, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, 2.962,06 m ü. NHN
Phil Warner
Tucson Cactus off Mount Lemmon Highway
Matjaz Kacicnik
Easter mass in the White Monastery, Egypt
Willy Kaemena
Verde Canyon Railroad
Mahmood Hamidi
Nasir al Mulk Mosque
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BIG EGG Tokyo Doom 1988
Jeffrey Martin
Bathtub after the Kids
Jedsada Puangsaichai
Deluxe Family King Shower Room, Festive Hotel, Singapore
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Verde Canyon Railroad First Class
Mark Schuster
Sweet Shop
Phil Warner
Windy Point Vista - Tucson, AZ
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Centre of Tula new year 2009
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roof Kirova 25
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Karelia boat fishing
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Shooting industrial photos
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Workroom
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House at sundown
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Roof on Kirova 25
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Tarusa, central square.
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Cafe Capri
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Sunset on Lizhmozero lake
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Behind monument to Lev Tolstoy
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Old lane
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