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GuruShots: winning photographs from the Shooting Landscapes contest

#45 (Image credit: thomas.million - France)

Billed as the world's greatest photo game, GuruShots is an online platform that provides a fun, structured way to showcase your images while gaining global exposure for your work. 

By competing in epic challenges against millions of photographers, you can get instant feedback from over three billion monthly votes and increase your ranking from Newbie to achieve the ultimate status (and bragging rights) of Guru. 

Challenges are voted on by the platform's Gurus and the wider community, and there’s a fresh challenge every day. Winners can receive prizes from GuruShots' sponsors such as Adorama, Kodak, Lowepro and Lensbaby. 

The 'Shooting Landscapes' challenge charged members with taking to the hills and exploring the serene world of topographical photography, from astounding timelapse shots to golden hour compositions. The winners, and a selection of commended images, were published in Photography Week, and we're pleased to share the top 501 photographs here.

To find out more, and to sign up and take part in the next challenge, visit www.gurushots.com.

Top Photographer (Image credit: Erik Ersson - Sweden)

Top Photo (Image credit: Margarida Afonso Silva - Portugal)

Guru's Top Pick (Image credit: call me philipp - Switzerland)

#22 (Image credit: Petr Moravec - Czechia)

#36 (Image credit: Nader El Assy - Egypt)

#67 (Image credit: icecresh - India)

#69 (Image credit: Anges van der Logt - Indonesia)

#101 (Image credit: Darren McPhee - Canada)

#103 (Image credit: Alexandra Surkova - Spain)

#117 (Image credit: Jonathan George - United States)

Here are the top 501 images from GuruShots' Striking Shots challenge, including the Top Photographer, Top Photo and Guru's Top Pick. Click on the arrows to scroll through the gallery of images!

Top shots: 1-100

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Top Photographer

Top Photographer (Image credit: Erik Ersson - Sweden)
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Top Photo

Top Photo (Image credit: Margarida Afonso Silva - Portugal)
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Guru's Top Pick

Guru's Top Pick (Image credit: call me philipp - Switzerland)
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(Image credit: juki.korhonen - Finland)
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(Image credit: Jean-Paul Adam - France)
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(Image credit: Victoria Hörtnagl - Austria)
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(Image credit: adare - United States)
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(Image credit: Fabio Brocchi - Italy)
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(Image credit: Sly Burgert - France)
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(Image credit: Paolo Pisano - Italy)
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(Image credit: Wilson Valverde - United States)
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(Image credit: Gabriella Bergna - Italy)
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(Image credit: Denis Zastanceanu - Germany)
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(Image credit: Andy Fowlie - Germany)
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(Image credit: adeslo - Canada)
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(Image credit: Gurkan Gundogdu - Turkey)
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(Image credit: Valerie Cozart - United States)
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(Image credit: Rick Cutright - United States)
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(Image credit: kuriene - Netherlands)
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(Image credit: Branko Cesnik - Slovenia)
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(Image credit: Petr Moravec - Czechia)
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(Image credit: Sridhar Setty - United States)
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(Image credit: Tom Boggs - United States)
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(Image credit: Saurav Dutta - India)
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(Image credit: Margie Troyer - United States)
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(Image credit: MattNixon SearcherPhotography - United States)
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(Image credit: David DeBord - United States)
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(Image credit: Gabriel Bertino - Argentina)
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(Image credit: Gary Hunter - United States)
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(Image credit: Irmin Bernstädt - Germany)
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(Image credit: Chris Kaiser - United States)
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(Image credit: Eva Wiedemann - Austria)
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(Image credit: Allan Mundy - South Africa)
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(Image credit: Ziggy Zbigniew Siwiec - United Kingdom)
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(Image credit: Nader El Assy - Egypt)
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(Image credit: Cynthia Bridges - United States)
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(Image credit: Kira Kaurinkoski - Finland)
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(Image credit: Dash Koron - Russian Federation)
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(Image credit: Evan Jade Photography _ Scott Shaw)
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(Image credit: Fab Lawrence - United States)
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(Image credit: Vicky Norton - United Kingdom)
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(Image credit: Leigh-Ann Palmero - Canada)
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(Image credit: Merete Rotevatn - Norway)
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(Image credit: thomas.million - France)
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(Image credit: Limor Frumerman - Israel)
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(Image credit: Anders Larson - United States)
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(Image credit: Jan Zeman - Czechia)
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(Image credit: Ralf Harimau - Germany)
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(Image credit: Ricardo Camillo - Burundi)
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(Image credit: Giuseppe Gallo - Italy)
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(Image credit: Tony Ryan - United Kingdom)
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(Image credit: Omar Bariffi - Switzerland)
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(Image credit: Ivan Castello Serrano - United States)
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(Image credit: Vesa Hiltunen - Finland)
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(Image credit: MadeInPixels - Singapore)
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(Image credit: Peter Slovak - Slovakia)
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(Image credit: Victor Anderson - Mexico)
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(Image credit: Marilyn Rifkin - United States)
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(Image credit: Douglas Hartford - United States)
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(Image credit: dominik.gallo - Switzerland)
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(Image credit: Thomas Grimm - Switzerland)
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(Image credit: Nechițelea Fanica - Romania)
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(Image credit: Karl Presser - Australia)
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(Image credit: Chris Lubke - Netherlands)
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(Image credit: Judit Platon - Romania)
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(Image credit: icecresh - India)
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(Image credit: gallivan.n - Great Britain)
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(Image credit: Anges van der Logt - Indonesia)
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(Image credit: Steven Hickman - Great Britain)
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(Image credit: peter.fleck - Germany)
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(Image credit: Thurisaz Photography - Slovakia)
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(Image credit: Pawel Bojarski - Poland)
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(Image credit: George Schuler - United States)
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(Image credit: Alex Armando Torres - United States)
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(Image credit: Framedby RonnieJ - United States)
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(Image credit: Irina Alutina - Denmark)
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(Image credit: MP Duarte - Portugal)
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(Image credit: Arianna Stewart - United States)
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(Image credit: Markus Glaser - Germany)
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(Image credit: Elżbieta Rogaczewska - Poland)
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(Image credit: Rob Whitaker - Great Britain)
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(Image credit: pam.dvorak - United States)
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(Image credit: Gilau Rodica - Romania)
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(Image credit: Ilan Horn - Israel)
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(Image credit: Xan White - Switzerland)
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(Image credit: Máté Farkasházi - Hungary)
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(Image credit: Mauro Pozzoli - Italy)
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(Image credit: Andrii Pozdieiev - Ukraine)
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(Image credit: Fernando Person - Brazil)
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(Image credit: Tony Marsh IG_ @tony_marsh_photography - United States)
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(Image credit: Amy Leadbetter - United Kingdom)
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(Image credit: Israel Weiss - Israel)
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(Image credit: Michael Potts - United States)
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(Image credit: Michael Camilleri - Australia)
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(Image credit: Sándor Sármezei - Hungary)
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(Image credit: Tse Chang - Australia)
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(Image credit: Zvika Klier - Israel)
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(Image credit: Brian Mumaw - United States)
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(Image credit: Romi Voorhies - United States)

Top shots: 101-200

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(Image credit: Darren McPhee - Canada)
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(Image credit: Adam Rubinstein - Israel)
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(Image credit: Alexandra Surkova - Spain)
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(Image credit: Dany Fantini - Luxembourg)
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(Image credit: Chris Nelson - United States)
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(Image credit: Arkadiusz Byrtek - Poland)
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(Image credit: Angelo Marchese - Italy)
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(Image credit: Jeremy Toulouse - United States)
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(Image credit: Glenn King - United States)
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(Image credit: Sébastien Crego - France)
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(Image credit: Troy Edwards - United States)
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(Image credit: christinesartventures - Singapore)
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(Image credit: Michal Hergott - Slovakia)
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(Image credit: Þorsteinn H Ingibergsson - Iceland)
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(Image credit: John Cameron Wragg - United Kingdom)
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(Image credit: Jonathan George - United States)
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(Image credit: Zdenek Zahradnik - United States)
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(Image credit: Andrey Simonov - Russia)
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(Image credit: Massimo_Moresco - Italy)
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(Image credit: Sammy Saladino - United States)
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(Image credit: Zoran Mrđanov - Canada)
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(Image credit: Kjell Arvid Fredriksen - Norway)
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(Image credit: KimberLee Welton - United States)
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(Image credit: Steven Pratt - United States)
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(Image credit: lioneagle - Italy)
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(Image credit: Zbigniew Kudej - Poland)
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(Image credit: Helan Huffman - United States)
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(Image credit: Gerben Kastelijn - Netherlands)
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(Image credit: jroberts56 - United Kingdom)
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(Image credit: Ioannis Papadopoulos - Greece)
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(Image credit: Thomas Matzl - Germany)
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(Image credit: Simon Wirth - Switzerland)
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(Image credit: Christopher Leth - Denmark)
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(Image credit: Andrew Hitrov - Russia)
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(Image credit: Sean Keta - United States)
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(Image credit: Elisardo Minks - Chile)
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(Image credit: Diana Rothgeb - Canada)
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(Image credit: Jason Hann - Germany)
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(Image credit: Reidar Olsen - Norway)
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(Image credit: Natalija Dob - Republic of Lithuania)
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(Image credit: Jesica Webb - United States)
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(Image credit: Oleg Utyuzh - Ukraine)
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(Image credit: Alex Barmann - Netherlands)
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(Image credit: Carlos Smajkic - Croatia)
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(Image credit: Gary Billson - Great Britain)
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(Image credit: Kimberly Lynn - United States)
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(Image credit: Liviu Ivanescu - Canada)
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(Image credit: Daniel Zika - Czechia)
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(Image credit: Laura Kenney - Canada)
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(Image credit: Hofit Revivo - Israel)
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(Image credit: Clarence Lin - United States)
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(Image credit: Nidhi Rathi Saraogi - India)
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(Image credit: Francesca Popa - Romania)
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(Image credit: Teresa Finik - Canada)
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(Image credit: Kent Nancollas - United States)
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(Image credit: Graham Rippon - United Kingdom)
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(Image credit: Cynthia fell - United States)
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(Image credit: A. Rüştü Hatipoğlu - Turkey)
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(Image credit: Marie France del Rabal - France)
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(Image credit: Jeffrey Smith - United States)
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(Image credit: Robert Shapiro - United States)
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(Image credit: Jason Morse - United States)
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(Image credit: Tara McGeary - United Kingdom)
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(Image credit: Montana Mottly Photos - United States)
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(Image credit: eleegp - United States)
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(Image credit: David DeRienzo - United States)
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(Image credit: Lynn DeStefano - United states)
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(Image credit: Dirk Haney - Germany)
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(Image credit: Paolo Barozzi - Italy)
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(Image credit: Peter Draemann - Switzerland)
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(Image credit: Terje Corneliussen - Norway)
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(Image credit: Simona Susino - Italy)
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(Image credit: Edward Stern - Israel)
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(Image credit: Lucia AR Lights Are Riddles - Spain)
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(Image credit: Yana Raaga - Latvia)
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(Image credit: Pierandrea Folle - Italy)
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(Image credit: Joel Franck - United States)

Top shots: 201-300

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(Image credit: Christer Valtanen - Finland)
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(Image credit: livingartbymargie Margaret - Australia)
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(Image credit: Hörnet-Photographie I.Ecke - Sweden)
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(Image credit: Patra Fairclough - United Kingdom)
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(Image credit: Shane Connelly - Australia)
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(Image credit: PennySlacke - United Kingdom)
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(Image credit: Adam Trainor - United Kingdom)
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(Image credit: Haim Berman - Israel)
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(Image credit: Mihaela Ghita - Romania)
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(Image credit: Vinicio Guedes - Switzerland)
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(Image credit: Adam Potter - United States)
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(Image credit: Dimitar Nikolov - Bulgaria)
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(Image credit: Brenda Wright - United States)
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(Image credit: Stefan Weiß - Germany)
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(Image credit: Zahidur Rahman - Bangladesh)
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(Image credit: Katalin Galgóczy - Hungary)
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(Image credit: otto schlemmer - Germany)
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(Image credit: Becky Twigg - Canada)
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(Image credit: Jesse Darriene Garcia - Canada)
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(Image credit: Sarah Hitzfelder - United States)
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(Image credit: Nemo Beads - Croatia)
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(Image credit: Ernest Mitchell - United States)
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(Image credit: Tjeert Mensinga - Netherlands)
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(Image credit: Heidi Renné - Germany)
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(Image credit: Holly Hulse - Germany)
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(Image credit: Steven Ekenstam - United States)
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(Image credit: ashokdm12 - India)
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(Image credit: Sheryl Huebinger - United states)
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