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little boy hangs a sign

little boy hangs a sign

George, 7, of Woodruff, SC, puts up a sign in preparation for a campaign stop by Republican presidential candidate and former US Sen. Rick Santorum at the Beacon Drive-In on Jan. 18 in Spartanburg, SC. 960 1280

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skiiers dressed in costume

skiiers dressed in costume

Participants ski in the 30th edition of the Belalp Witches Ski Race on Jan. 14 in Belalp, Switzerland. The race is inspired by a legend dating back to the Middle Ages, of a witch who tormented villagers in the area until she was burnt to death. 960 1280

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Crowds at the MLK Memorial

Crowds at the MLK Memorial

Folks gather at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial, open for the first time on MLK Day. 960 1280

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Cruise ship is pulled up river

Cruise ship is pulled up river

Onlookers watch as the Disney Fantasy cruise ship is hauled backwards by tugboats down Ems River after the ship departed from a shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. The newly-completed 130,000-ton ship can accommodate 5,450 passengers, cast and crew. 960 1280

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Skiier takes flight

Skiier takes flight

Mark McMorris of Canada soars over the Winter X feature as he practices for the men's snowboard slopestyle finals during Winter X Games 2012 at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, CO. 960 1280

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NY Giants celebrate

NY Giants celebrate

Osi Umenyiora, No. 72, (L) and Devin Thomas, No. 15, of the New York Giants celebrate after the Giants defeated the Patriots by a score of 21-17 in Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on Feb. 5. 960 1280

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Golfer on the eighth tee

Golfer on the eighth tee

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland on the eighth tee during the pro-am event prior to the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at the Emirates Golf Club on Feb. 8 in Dubai. 960 1280

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US Marine Corps helicopter flies past the US Capitol

US Marine Corps helicopter flies past the US Capitol

A US Marine Corps helicopter flies past the US Capitol with a full moon lighting the sky on Feb. 7. The night’s moon marks the peak of its waxing. 960 1280

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devotee has his body pierced

devotee has his body pierced

A devotee has his body pierced with hooks before taking part in the Thaipusam procession at Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple on Feb. 7 in Singapore. Thaipusam is a Hindu festival celebrated on the full moon in the Tamil month of Thai. Devotees pray and make vows. When the prayers are answered, they fulfill the vows by piercing body parts, such as their cheeks, tongues and backs, before carrying a "Kavadi" along a 2.5-mile route. 960 1280

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Adele

Adele

Adele attempts to hold her Grammys in the press room of the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The singer took home 6 awards at the 54th annual show, including Record of the Year, Album of the Year and Song of the Year. 960 1280

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Westminster

Westminster

Andrew Mueller, 10, competes with his Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Stella in the Junior Showmanship Preliminaries at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in NYC. 960 1280

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Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama

First Lady Michelle Obama performs in Des Moines, IA, during an event highlighting her "Let's Move" initiative. 960 1280

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Whitney Houston Memorial

Whitney Houston Memorial

A fan writes a message on a tribute wall in Manila, Philippines, for the late singer-actress Whitney Houston. Fans worldwide mourned after learning of her death on Saturday. 960 1280

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children play in the water

children play in the water

Japanese children wear loincloths as they splash about in freezing cold water during Saidaiji Naked Festival, at Saidaiji Temple on Feb. 18 in Okayama, Japan. The festival is one of Japan's more quirky ones. 960 1280

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Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro

Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro

A reveler, from the Vila Isabel samba school, parades on the first night of the annual Carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome. 960 1280

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Chris De Aboitiz rides a wave in Queensland

Chris De Aboitiz rides a wave in Queensland

In this handout provided by Friends Furever, Chris De Aboitiz rides a wave with his surf dog during the Surfing Dog Spectacular on March 12 at Noosa beach in Queensland, Australia. The VetShopAustralia.com.au Surfing Dog Spectacular was the first official dog surfing event held in Australia, and opened the Noosa Festival of Surfing. 960 1280

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Chicago River

Chicago River

Members of a plumbers' union dye the Chicago River green for St. Patrick's Day in Chicago. The river was first dyed green in 1962; the practice has become a St. Patrick's Day tradition in Chicago. 960 1280

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Anne Frank Center USA in New York City

Anne Frank Center USA in New York City

The entrance of the Anne Frank Center in New York City opened on March 15, 2012 as an attempt to inspire tolerance by sharing the life and thoughts of Anne Frank, a victim of the Holocaust. 960 1280

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NCAA Championship

NCAA Championship

The Kentucky Wildcats celebrate after defeating the Kansas Jayhawks in the national championship game of the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament. 960 1280

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Easter week in Spain

Easter week in Spain

Easter week in Spain is traditionally celebrated with processions. In the town of Zamora, penitents walk up Calle Balborraz during the procession of the Cofradia de la Virgen de la Esperanza. 960 1280

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Songkran Water Festival

Songkran Water Festival

A boy splashes elephants with water during the Songkran Water Festival in Thailand's Ayutthaya province. Songkran, the most celebrated festival of the year, marks the start of Thailand's traditional New Year 960 1280

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ArtScience Museum in Singapore

ArtScience Museum in Singapore

Chinese lanterns decorate the area around the ArtScience Museum in Singapore. A total 2,228 lanterns were hung around the museum to commemorate the passengers on board the maiden voyage of the Titanic 100 years ago. 960 1280

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Santi White

Santi White

Singer Santi White performs onstage during the 2012 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Field in Coachella, CA. 960 1280

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Cryophil Winter Swimmers Club

Cryophil Winter Swimmers Club

A member of the Cryophil Winter Swimmers Club lies on floating ice on the Yenisei River in Siberia. 960 1280

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Enterprise

Enterprise

The space shuttle Enterprise, mounted atop a NASA 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, flies over New York City. Originally housed at the Smithsonian's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Enterprise will be demounted from the carrier plane and placed on a barge that will be moved by tugboat to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space museum. 960 1280

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Kentucky Derby

Kentucky Derby

Mario Gutierrez (R) reacts after winning the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY 960 1280

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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II attends the state opening of Parliament. 960 1280

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Maikos, or apprentice geishas, observe the solar eclipse on Monday with solar viewers at a shrine in Kyoto. The sun and moon aligned over the Earth in a rare astronomical event -- an eclipse that dimmed the skies over parts of Asia and North America, briefly turning the sun into a blazing ring of fire. 960 1280

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A 2-year-old Asian elephant

A 2-year-old Asian elephant

Nayan, a 2-year-old Asian elephant, is squirted with water by keepers to cool him down in his enclosure at Chester Zoo in northern England. 960 1280

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Lahore, Pakistan

Lahore, Pakistan

A man spreads rose petals, which will be used to make incense sticks, on the floor to dry in Lahore, Pakistan. 960 1280

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Fireworks over Buckingham Palace

Fireworks over Buckingham Palace

Fireworks over Buckingham Palace mark the end of The Diamond Jubilee Concert from The Mall on June 4th in London. This year -- for only the second time in history -- the UK is celebrating the 60th anniversary of a monarch’s reign, and thousands of well-wishers from around the world flocked to London to witness the spectacle of the weekend's celebrations. 960 1280

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Sittwe, Myanmar

Sittwe, Myanmar

Boys play in heavy rain at a Buddhist monastery used as a collective shelter for people displaced by recent violence in Sittwe, Myanmar. 960 1280

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Beaver Dam Swimming Club in Cockeysville, MD

Beaver Dam Swimming Club in Cockeysville, MD

Amanda Jacobs dives into a quarry lake at the Beaver Dam Swimming Club in Cockeysville, MD, where residents seek ways to avoid the heat after electric power was knocked out by a major storm. 960 1280

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2012 Tour de France

2012 Tour de France

Bernhard Eisel of Austria drives the peloton as they defend the yellow jersey of race leader Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain during the 2012 Tour de France from Macon to Bellegarde-Sur-Valserine in France. 960 1280

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Serena Williams and Venus Williams of the USA

Serena Williams and Venus Williams of the USA

Serena Williams and Venus Williams of the USA celebrate with their winner's trophies after their Ladies' Doubles match against Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships in London. 960 1280

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San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, Spain

San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, Spain

Performers dressed as oversized traditional figures dance through the streets during the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, Spain. 960 1280

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Salisbury International Arts Festival, Amesbury, England

Salisbury International Arts Festival, Amesbury, England

Fires light the ancient megalithic monument of Stonehenge as part of the Salisbury International Arts Festival near Amesbury, England. The Fire Garden, which will run for 3 consecutive nights at the UNESCO World Heritage site, has been created by French arts group Compagnie Carabosse. 960 1280

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Assateague Channel

Assateague Channel

Wild ponies are herded into the Assateague Channel for their annual swim to Chincoteague Island in Virginia. Every year, the wild ponies are rounded up to be auctioned off by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company. 960 1280

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Casablanca, Morocco

Casablanca, Morocco

The faithful pray on the path to the Hassan II Mosque -- the 7th-largest mosque in the world -- as part of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, in Casablanca, Morocco. 960 1280

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Fireworks explode over Olympic stadium, officially bringing the London 2012 Olympic Games to a close, with the help of royalty and rock stars -- Queen, The Who, George Michael and the Spice Girls, to name a few. 960 1280

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In Acre, Israel, children play at an amusement park as Muslims celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. 960 1280

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Yawalapiti men wrestle as part of this year's 'quarup,' a ritual held over several days to honor the death of a person of great importance to them, in Xingu National Park, Mato Grosso State. This year the Yawalapiti tribe honored 2 people -- a Yawalapiti Indian who they consider a great leader, and Darcy Ribeiro, a well-known author, anthropologist and politician known for focusing on the relationship between native people and education in Brazil. 960 1280

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Baseball prodigy Christian Haupt throws the ceremonial first pitch before the game between the San Diego Padres and hist favorite team, the Los Angeles Dodgers, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. 960 1280

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People take part in a sunset yoga session as the Tribute in Light shines over the Brooklyn Bridge over the East River on the 11-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York. The Tribute in Light is an art installation near the site of the World Trade Center in remembrance of the 9/11 attacks. 960 1280

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A model presents a creation from Project Runway alum Christian Siriano's Spring/Summer 2013 collection during New York Fashion Week. 960 1280

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President Barack Obama holds on as he is hugged and picked up by Big Apple Pizza owner Scott Van Duzer in Fort Pierce, FL, while campaigning across the state by bus. 960 1280

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, watch a dancing dragon as they attend a cultural event in Queenstown on day 2 of their Diamond Jubilee Tour of the Far East in Singapore. 960 1280

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Shop owner, Herbert Lipah, is happy to show off a selection of Lederhosen shorts at his store. Shoppers can find lederhosen that are over 100 years old in his Lederhosenwahnsinn in Moosach, Munich, just in time for the start of Oktoberfest. 960 1280

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Thousands of fans sing along with Steven Tyler of Aerosmith during the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Las Vegas, “the biggest live music event in radio history.” 960 1280

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Dean O'Malley flies using a JetLev, a water-powered recreational jetpack flying machine in Newport Beach, CA. O'Malley will attempt to establish a new world record for flight of the JetLev by making a 26-mile-open-ocean crossing from Newport Beach to Avalon, Catalina Island. 960 1280

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PSY performs his international hit “Gangnam Style” at Kyunggi University in Suwon, South Korea. The song is No. 2 on the Hot 100 Billboard chart currently, and the music video has the most YouTube likes in history. 960 1280

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Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu elephant god Ganesh for immersion into the Arabian Sea on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India. Ganesh idols are taken through the streets in a procession accompanied by dancing and singing and later immersed in a river or the sea, symbolizing a ritual seeing-off of his journey towards his abode and taking away with him the misfortunes of all mankind. 960 1280

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Paint the town ... pink? That's the idea behind the Breast Cancer Campaign's "Turn London Landmarks Pink." The infamous Tower of London is illuminated pink for breast cancer awareness month. 960 1280

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Inava Kuzmanouska and Rachel Cooper’s sculpture, Mirador, can be seen at the Sculpture by the Sea outdoor exhibition in Sydney. The exhibition features 100 artworks that line the Bondi to Bronte coastal walk. 960 1280

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navratri festival

navratri festival

A woman wears a metal structure comprising of 1,151 oil lamps for a prayer ritual at the Navratri festival in Ahmedabad, India. The vibrant festival is held every year for 9 nights to celebrate the Hindu goddess, Durga, who symbolizes power and the triumph of good over evil. 960 1280

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presidential debate

presidential debate

President Barack Obama shakes hands with the Republican nominee, Mitt Romney, as they are joined on stage by Michelle Obama and Ann Romney at the conclusion of the final US presidential debate in Boca Raton, Florida. 960 1280

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evil spirits parade

evil spirits parade

A couple in costumes and creepily-realistic gory makeup participated in the “Evil Spirits Parade” flash mob in Krasnoyarsk, Russia on Halloween. 960 1280

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world series

world series

San Francisco Giants fans celebrate after the baseball team won the MLB World Series against the Detroit Tigers. 960 1280

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thanksgiving turkey

thanksgiving turkey

President Obama shares a moment with his daughters, Sasha and Malia, as he pardons the 2012 National Thanksgiving Turkey at the White House. The turkey named Cobbler and its companion, Gobbler, will spend the rest of their lives at George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens in Virginia. 960 1280

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President Barack Obama celebrates his reelection on stage with first lady Michelle Obama, VP Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden, after his victory speech in Chicago. 960 1280

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rockerfeller tree

rockerfeller tree

The Rockerfeller Center Christmas Tree is lit during the 80th annual Lighting ceremony in NYC. 960 1280

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soldiers homecoming

soldiers homecoming

The Third Battalion Yorkshire Regiment soldiers return home from a 6-month tour of duty in Afghanistan and march through York, England in their homecoming parade. 960 1280

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skinny-dipping

skinny-dipping

Attempting to break the skinny-dipping world record, people line up to be counted before diving into the water at Papamoa Beach in Tauranga, New Zealand. 960 1280

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king birthday

king birthday

Thousands hold up candles and sing to honor King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s 85th birthday in Bangkok. The King has reigned since 1946, making him the world’s longest reigning monarch alive. 960 1280

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U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class EO3 John Chen, 23, from Lakehurst, NJ, kisses his new bride, Victoria Chan, 25, from Manhattan, as they pose for photographers after they were married in a civil ceremony at New York City's Office of the City Clerk. Hundreds of couples packed the office in lower Manhattan to be married on the date 12/12/12 as this will be the last such triple date for almost a century until January 1, 2101. 960 1280

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Two women paddle on stand-up paddle boards at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro.

Two women paddle on stand-up paddle boards at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro.

Two women paddle on stand-up paddle boards at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro. 960 1280

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People dressed in green costumes imitating extra-terrestrials talk with journalists while in the view of Bugarach, the highest point of the Corbieres massif, in southwestern France. Surrounded in legend for centuries, Bugarach has become a focal point for many Apocalypse believers as rumors have circulated that its mountain contains doors into other worlds, or that extraterrestrials will return here on Judgment day to take refuge at their base. Residents of the tiny southern French hamlet, are witness to a rising influx of Doomsday believers convinced it is the only place that would survive judgment day, December 21, 2012. 960 1280

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Washington Square Park
Washington Square Park

Washington Square Park

In her web series, You Get the Picture, photographer Lizzy Sullivan traverses New York City while demonstrating how to take great travel photos. In Washington Square Park, Lizzy Snaps photographs street performer Wyndham Baird under the Washington Square Arch.
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Lizzy Sullivan  

American Flag in Times Square

American Flag in Times Square

Lizzy silhouettes tourists passing by a lit-up American flag in the heart of Times Square.
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Sushi at Izakaya Mew

Sushi at Izakaya Mew

At NYC’s Izakaya Mew restaurant, Lizzy Snaps demonstrates how to photograph a delicious plated sushi dish.
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Lizzy uses her telephoto lens to capture a stylish woman out for a stroll in SoHo with her 2 dogs.

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New York City Street

New York City Street

Lizzy Snaps zooms in on an manhole cover, emphasizing the many textures of a New York City street.
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Ice Cream Vendor in SoHo

Ice Cream Vendor in SoHo

Lizzy photographs a food vendor in SoHo scooping out some seriously delicious ice cream.
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Brookyln Bridge Park

Brookyln Bridge Park

In Brooklyn Bridge Park, Lizzy Snaps uses a wide angle lens to capture the entire skyline in her frame.
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Lizzy Snaps stumbles upon some newlyweds in SoHo and has them strike a pose in the middle of the street.

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Lizzie Sullivan  

New York Nightscape

New York Nightscape

Lizzy Snaps shoots a New York City nightscape.
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Lizzy Sullivan  

NYC Building in SoHo

NYC Building in SoHo

Lizzy Snaps photographs the geometric lines of a NYC building in SoHo.
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Woman in Washington Square Park

Woman in Washington Square Park

Lizzy Snaps captures Gia Genevieve looking radiant against the Washington Square Arch in NYC.
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Lizzy freezes street acrobat Ray Shaun as he flips through the air under the Washington Square Arch.

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Rush Hour in Grand Central Station

Rush Hour in Grand Central Station

Lizzy Snaps demonstrates how to freeze a fast-moving target during rush hour in Grand Central station.
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Lizzy Sullivan  

New York Nightscape

New York Nightscape

Lizzy Snaps pushes the boundaries and shoots handheld at a 20-second exposure to incorporate every single light bulb of the nightscape into her frame.
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Broadway Awning in Times Square

Broadway Awning in Times Square

Lizzy Snaps photographs the flashing lights of a Broadway awning reflecting off a car in Times Square.
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Lizzy Sullivan  

NYPD on Horseback in Times Square

NYPD on Horseback in Times Square

Lizzy climbs up a lamppost to photograph 2 NYC police officers mounted on their horses in the middle of Times Square.
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Lizzy Sullivan  

Sweet Lou in Times Square

Sweet Lou in Times Square

Lizzy Snaps captures Sweet Lou playing jazz on a street corner in Times Square.
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Lizzy Sullivan  

President Barack Obama bows to First Lady Michelle Obama at the Inaugural ball in Washington, DC on Jan. 21, 2013. 960 1280

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Serena Williams of United States of America celebrates match point in her Women's Singles Final match against Maria Sharapova of Russia during day 14 of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 8, 2013 in Paris. 960 1280

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Revelers take part in a giant pillow fight in Trafalgar Square on "International Pillow Fight Day" on April 6, 2013 in London. Mass public pillow fights have been arranged in numerous cities around the world as part of the "Urban Playground Movement" which facilitates free, public non-commercial events. 960 1280

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Actors playing Confederate troops raise their hats in celebration after the Pickett's Charge reenactment at the finale of the Blue Gray Alliance events marking the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, in Gettysburg, PA on June 30, 2013. The Battle of Gettysburg was fought July 1-3, 1863, in and near the town of Gettysburg, PA and was the battle with the highest number of casualties in the Civil War. The Union army defeated a force led by Confederate General Robert E. Lee in what is often described as the t 960 1280

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Actress Tilda Swinton sleeps in a box for her performance piece called "The Maybe." at the Museum of Modern Art in New York on April 17, 2013. 960 1280

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An aerial view shows people sitting in formation to the words "thank you" and displaying signs that collectively read "Arigato" (Thank You) during an event celebrating Tokyo being chosen to host the 2020 Olympic Games, at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Tokyo, in this photo taken by Kyodo September 8, 2013. Tokyo was awarded the 2020 summer Olympic Games on Saturday, beating Istanbul in a head-to-head vote after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivered a charismatic plea to the International Olympic Commit 960 1280

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Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge appear with their baby son, outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital, in central London on July 23, 2013. Prince William and his wife Kate gave the world its first glimpse of their new baby on Tuesday when they left hospital to a barrage of camera flashes with the boy who is third in line to the British throne. 960 1280

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An image of late South African President Nelson Mandela is projected on the facade of City hall in Paris on Dec. 6, 2013. South African anti-apartheid hero Mandela died peacefully at home in Johannesburg, South Africa at the age of 95 on Thursday after months fighting a lung infection, leaving his nation and the world in mourning for a man revered as a moral giant. 960 1280

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Nik Wallenda walks a high wire over the Grand Canyon on June 23, 2013 in Arizona. 960 1280

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People look at a light installation at the Berlin Cathedral during the opening day of the "Festival of Light" show in Berlin on Oct. 9, 2013. Several landmarks and tourist spots will be illuminated in the German capital from October 9 to 20, 2013. 960 1280

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The Louisville Cardinals celebrate after they won 82-76 against the Michigan Wolverines during the 2013 NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at the Georgia Dome on April 8, 2013 in Atlanta, GA. 960 1280

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A ferry sails past as a man sitting on a bench looks at a photograph projected onto the sails of the Sydney Opera House on April 23, 2013 during a display showcasing photographs taken by members of the public depicting their daily lives. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australia's population is about to tick past the 23 million mark as the country continues to grow at the fastest rate in the developed world. 960 1280

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People ride the Luna Park Swing Ride as the "super moon" rises on Coney Island in New York City. The largest full moon of the year, called the "super moon," lit up the night sky on June 22, 2013. 960 1280

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The One World Trade Center tower is seen in this picture taken from the 57th floor before the opening of 4 World Trade Center tower in New York during a press tour on Nov. 8, 2013. 960 1280

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Adam Scott is victorious after sinking a putt for birdie on the 18th green during the Masters sudden death playoff at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, GA. 960 1280

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Thousands of people take part in an annual water fight on Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel on July 5, 2013. 960 1280

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An installation piece "Ringo" by artist Reina Kubota at the Art Students League of New York sculpture unveiling at Riverpark on June 19, 2013 in New York City. 960 1280

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Wild ponies reach land after crossing the Assateague Channel during the 88th Annual Pony Swim in Chincoteague Island, VA, on July 24, 2013. 960 1280

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Miss America contestant, Miss New York Nina Davuluri reacts with 2013 Miss America Mallory Hagan after being chosen winner of the 2014 Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City, NJ, on September 15, 2013. 960 1280

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Tourists drive their Mini Hot Rod cars, produced by small carmaker Wenckstern, during a tour of famous landmarks in Berlin on July 27, 2013. 960 1280

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Ryan Moore riding Estimate wins the Gold Cup on Ladies' Day during day 3 of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 20, 2013 in Ascot, England. 960 1280

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President Barack Obama gives the commencement address at the graduation ceremony of the class of 2013 at Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA, on May 19, 2013. 960 1280

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Banana Joe, an Affenpinscher, stands beside its trophy after winning the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York, February 12, 2013. 960 1280

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People walk through "Heartwalk", a Times Square Valentine Heart in New York on February 12, 2013. The heart was made from boards salvaged from boardwalks from New York and New Jersey that were damaged by Hurricane Sandy. 960 1280

REUTERS/Keith Bedford   

Numerous tents are seen during the 2013 International I Camping Festival in Mount Wugongshan of Pingxiang, Jiangxi province, China on Sept. 14, 2013. The event attracted more than 15,000 campers all over the world, according to Xinhua News Agency. Picture taken September 14, 2013. 960 1280

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Some 3,500 newly-married couples applaud at the end of the mass wedding organized by the Unification Church and held in its headquarters in Gapyeong, east of Seoul, South Korea, on Feb. 17, 2013. The Unification Church, set up by Sun Myung Moon in Seoul in 1954, is one of the world's most controversial religious organizations, and its devotees are often dubbed "Moonies" after the founder. 960 1280

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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco raises the Vince Lombardi Trophy as he celebrates victory over the San Francisco 49ers in their NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game in New Orleans, LA, February 3, 2013. 960 1280

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Runners pass the US Supreme Court during the Cupid's Undie Run, which raises money for the Children's Tumor Foundation and is billed by organizers as the "world's largest underwear race," in Washington, DC on Feb. 9, 2013. Organizers say they raised over $1 million between 18 US cities and filled all 1,000 slots in Washington, DC for race participants - who started and ended the 1.5-mile run by drinking at nearby bars. 960 1280

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People visit the Van Gogh Alive exhibition in Tel Aviv, Israel on Feb. 2, 2013, a day before its official opening. 960 1280

REUTERS/ Nir Elias   

A visitor walks past individual sleeping quarters in Moscow's first micro hostel on Feb. 3, 2013. The hostel offers accommodation for over 100 people in self-contained prefabricated sleeping cells called sleepboxes. 960 1280

REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin    

A group of people watch the grand lighting of the Bay Lights art installation on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on March 5, 2013 in San Francisco, CA. Designed by artist Leo Villareal, the Bay Lights is the world's largest LED light sculpture, spanning 1.8 miles long and 500 feet high with 25,000 individual LED lights. The installation will be on display daily from dusk to 2 a.m. for the next 2 years. 960 1280

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People take part in mass yoga session on the green roof of Marina Barrage in celebration of Singapore World Water Day on March 16, 2013 in Singapore. World Water Day is a global celebration of the importance of freshwater, and the crucial need for sensible and sustainable management of water. 960 1280

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Signer Solange Knowles performs at the 10th annual FYF music festival at Los Angeles Historical Park on August 25, 2013 in Los Angeles, CA. 960 1280

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Pope Francis has his skull cap removed by a child during an audience with children assisted by volunteers of Santa Marta institute in Paul VI hall at the Vatican on Dec. 14, 2013. 960 1280

REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito  

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds a pair of scissors after cutting a ribbon to release a bottle of champagne during the naming ceremony of the "Royal Princess" cruise ship in Southampton, southern England on June 13, 2013. The ceremony involved a blessing, the tradition of smashing a bottle over the hull of the ship and a performance by the Royal Marines Band and the pipers of the Irish Guards. 960 1280

REUTERS/Chris Jackson/Pool   

President Barack Obama awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Oprah Winfrey in the East Room at the White House on November 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the nation's highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. 960 1280

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A general view shows a "Barbie Dreamhouse" of Mattel's Barbie dolls in Berlin, May 15, 2013. The life-sized house, covering about 1,400 square meters offers visitors to try on Barbie's clothes in her walk-in closet, tour her living room and her kitchen. 960 1280

REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch  

The sculpture "Cloud Gate," commonly known as "the bean," is covered in snow on March 5, 2013 in Chicago, IL. The worst winter storm of the season is expected to dump 7-10 inches of snow on the Chicago area with the worst expected for the evening commute. 960 1280

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People dive into Dee Why rock pool to beat the heat on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Sydney temperatures reached 45.8 degrees celsius (114 degrees Fahrenheit) today, breaking the previous record of 45.3 set in 1939. 960 1280

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Leonid Chernobayev of Belarus competes against India's Tripathi Shaliesh during their light heavyweight World Championship chess boxing match in Moscow, Nov. 28, 2013. Chess boxing alternates between a round of chess and a round of boxing in 3-minute intervals, and demands the most of its competitors, both mentally and physically. 960 1280

REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov   

Tourists ride camels during National Day Golden Week, a 7-day national holiday, at the Mingsha Shan oasis in Dunhuang, Gansu province, China on Oct. 4, 2013. 960 1280

REUTERS/China Daily  

Marchers hold hands in prayer at the end of the ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, August 24, 2013. Thousands of marchers were expected in Washington, DC on Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech and to urge action on jobs, voting rights and gun violence. 960 1280

REUTERS/Larry Downing  

Daniel Day-Lewis, Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway and Christoph Waltz pose in the press room at the 85th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, CA. 960 1280

Dan MacMedan/WireImage  

Young ballroom dancers from Dancing Classrooms dance in Grand Central Terminal during centennial celebrations on the day the famed Manhattan transit hub turns 100 years old on February 1, 2013 in New York City. The terminal opened in 1913 and is the world's largest terminal covering 49 acres with 33 miles of track. Each day 700,000 people pass through the terminal where Metro-Noth Railroad operates 700 trains per day. 960 1280

Mario Tama/Getty Images  

First Lady Michelle Obama reacts between PBS Sesame Street characters Elmo and Rosita after delivering remarks on marketing healthier foods to children at the White House in Washington, DC on Oct. 30, 2013. Michelle Obama invited local schoolchildren to participate in the fall harvest of the White House Kitchen Garden. 960 1280

REUTERS/Yuri Gripas  

Actresses in period costume pose by the first-class carriages pulled by a restored steam engine built in 1898, known as Met Locomotive No. 1, after it arrives at Moorgate station in a recreation of the first London Underground journey on January 13, 2013 in London. The London Underground celebrates its 150th birthday this month, the Metropolitan line being the first stretch between Paddington and Farringdon stations. 960 1280

Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images  

Orange Bowl MVP Lonnie Pryor #24 of the Florida State Seminoles celebrates after they won 31-10 against the Northern Illinois Huskies during the Discover Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium on January 1, 2013 in Miami Gardens, FL. 960 1280

Chris Trotman/Getty Images  

Dragon dancers cross Canal Street during the 14th Annual Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade on February 17, 2013 in New York City. This year celebrates the Year of the Snake. 960 1280

Michael Nagle/Getty Images  

Britain's Prince Harry hits a baseball while participating in a baseball clinic during the launch of a new partnership between the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Harlem RBI, a local community organization in New York, New York, May 14, 2013. Prince Harry is in the midst of week-long visit to the United States. 960 1280

REUTERS/Justin Lane/Pool  

Qatar unveils the largest flag in the world of 102.000 square meters, recognized by the Guinness World Records, December 15, 2013. 960 1280

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Paris Saint-Germain players throw David Beckham in the air at the end of their team's French Ligue 1 soccer match against Brest at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on May 18, 2013. David Beckham broke down in tears as he was substituted in the 81st minute. 960 1280

REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes  

Hundreds of Waka Ama crew perform the haka on the beach to celebrate Waitangi Day on Feb. 6, 2013 in Waitangi, New Zealand. The Waitangi Day national holiday celebrates the signing of the treaty of Waitangi on Feb. 6, 1840 by Maori chiefs and the British Crown, that granted the Maori people the rights of British Citizens and ownership of their lands and other properties. 960 1280

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508 people prepare to blow out candles at the same time to recognize Earth Hour at Riverside Avenue on March 23, 2013 in Shanghai, China. Businesses and households around the world will turn their lights off for an hour at 20:30 local time today, to celebrate Earth Hour, raise awareness about climate change and to show support for the use of renewable energy. Earth hour began in Australia in 2007 and is now celebrated in over 150 countries around the world. 960 1280

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Visitors lie on the grass beneath the newly-lit Washington Monument in Washington, DC on July 8, 2013. The National Park Service and the Trust for the National Mall unveiled the new lighting on Monday as repair work for the earthquake damage in 2011 continues on the scaffolding-covered stone obelisk built in 2 phases, between 1848 and 1884, to honor the first US president. 960 1280

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst   

A journalist, wearing slippers to protect the glass floor, stands in the "Step into the Void" installation during a press visit at the Aiguille du Midi mountain peak above Chamonix, in the French Alps, Dec. 17, 2013. The Chamonix Skywalk is a five-sided glass structure installed on the top terrace of the Aiguille du Midi (3842m), with a 1,000-meter drop below, where visitors can step out from the terrace, giving the visitors the impression of standing in the void. The glass room will open to the public on Dec. 21, 2013. 960 1280

REUTERS/Robert Pratta    

Riva Lemanski, 6, poses on a giant 2-story rocking horse outside Christie's auction house in London on Aug. 5, 2013. The Rocking Horse is expected to sell for $38,000-$61,000 when it is auctioned at the Christie's Out of the Ordinary sale on Sep. 5, 2013. 960 1280

REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett  

Divers play underwater checkers in Kaerepere, a small borough in Kehtna Parish, Rapla County in central Estonia on Jan. 13, 2013. 960 1280

REUTERS/Ints Kalnins   

Tourists take photos of a 250-pound and 7-year-old titan arum (Amorphophallus titanum) after it bloomed for the first time ever at the United States Botanical Garden in Washington, DC, July 22, 2013. The plant does not have an annual blooming cycle and is known to emit a putrid odor when it does bloom. 960 1280

REUTERS/Larry Downing   

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