Presentation on theme: "WINNERS PHOTOS WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Jagadir Pps President Barack Obama jokingly mimics U.S. Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney’s ‘not impressed’ look while."— Presentation transcript:
WINNERS PHOTOS WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Jagadir Pps
President Barack Obama jokingly mimics U.S. Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney’s ‘not impressed’ look while greeting members of the 2012 U.S. Olympic gymnastics team in the Oval Office.
National park ‘Sviati Hory’ (Holy Mountains), Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine.”nn
A swallow drinking while flying over a swimming pool
Averbode Abbey church interior, Belgium
A view to Romsdalen from the Litlefjellet ridge between Romsdalen and Vengedalen, Møre og Romsdal, Norway.
Castle Neuschwanstein at Schwangau, Bavaria, Germany
Cigarette smuggling with a book. This exhibit was on display in the Main Custom Office in Munich.
Cologne Cathedral at night in Köln, Germany
“A Namaqua chameleon in threat display, Namib desert, Namibia
Macrocranion species “are often described as forest-floor predators, about the size of small squirrels but with longer limbs” This one is described as “Eocene, Messel, Germany; Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Karlsruhe, Germany.
Enchanted Forest, Garajonay National Park, La Gomera, Spain
Gypsum crystals of the Naica cave, person in the Cave of the Crystals” for scale. Photographs taken from inside Naica Mine in Mexico are rare, yet the photographer released this one to the Commons.
Harbor entrance with Bavarian Lion, the New Lighthouse and the Schwaben in Lindau (Lake Constance, Germany).”
Indian street-seller hands displaying green chickpeas
Island Neuwerk near HamburgIsland Neuwerk near Hamburg in Germany’s Wadden Sea in Germany’s Wadden Sea
James Webb Space Telescope Mirror
This is Jeju Island in South Korea
Night view of Macau Science Center
Newborn bat of Lesser short-nosed fruit bat (Cynopterus brachyotis). Captured within 12 hours from the birth.
Night view of Santa Maria della Salute basilica in Venice
Rainbow over Sickla kaj, Södra Hammarbyhamnen, Stockholm
Wiesen Viaduct between Wiesen and Filisur, Switzerland.
This photo is of “Sahrawi tribal men performing fantasia at the Tan-Tan (Moussem) Festival in Tan-Tan, Morocco.” You don’t see that every day Here’s another stunner in Nature Views. “Sand dunes in the Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia. Older dunes are reddish and larger, newer dunes are yellow-brown
Aircraft Rescue Firefighting training (U.S. Marine Corps).
Nature View from the “Second chamber of the Smoo Cave, Durness in Sutherland, Highland, Scotland
The other end of the spectrum, photo submission under Plants and fungi: “SEM image of Tradescantia pollen and stamens
“Vintage travel gear seller at the marche Dauphine, Paris”.
Singapore National Day Parade fireworks, preview Marina Bay Sands floating platform
NASA Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida
NASA in the Caption: The April 12 (1981) launch at Pad 39A of STS-1, just seconds past 7 a.m., carries astronauts John Young and Robert Crippen into an Earth orbital mission scheduled to last for 54 hours, ending with unpowered landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California
Swiss House (Schweizerhaus) at palace garden of Ritzenbüttel Castle.”
Two Rhaetian Railways ABe 4/4 III multiple units with a local train are just crossing the spiral viaduct near Brusio, Switzerland.
Night view of The Széchenyi Chain Bridge from Buda Castle in Budapest Jagadir Pps