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<p>A storm front moves in over rice paddies near Ubud, on Bali. </p>
Storm clouds over Ubud

A storm front moves in over rice paddies near Ubud, on Bali.

Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
December 2013   ▪   Pentax K10D

<p>A silky sky hangs over fields near the Rock of Cashel in County Tipperary.</p>
Tipperary fields

A silky sky hangs over fields near the Rock of Cashel in County Tipperary.

Cashel, Ireland
October 2009   ▪   Panasonic DMC-FX01

<p>An eerie spectacle created by farmers burning their fields by night. The technique can improve soil fertility and kill pests, but also emits greenhouse gases and air pollution.<br /></p>
Fire in the fields

An eerie spectacle created by farmers burning their fields by night. The technique can improve soil fertility and kill pests, but also emits greenhouse gases and air pollution.

Near Shturgel, Bulgaria
September 2011   ▪   Panasonic DMC-TZ10

<p>Farmers harvesting rice near Ubud.</p>
Harvesting rice

Farmers harvesting rice near Ubud.

Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
December 2013   ▪   Pentax K10D

<p>A family walks through the fields outside Marktoberdorf, Bavaria.</p>
Fields of Marktoberdorf

A family walks through the fields outside Marktoberdorf, Bavaria.

Marktoberdorf, Germany
July 2020   ▪   Pentax Q7

<p>A goatherd in central Bulgaria.</p>
Goatherd

A goatherd in central Bulgaria.

Hisarya, Bulgaria
October 2002   ▪   Pentax Espio 24EW

<p>Perquín, a town in the Morazán department of El Salvador, was a key stronghold of the FMLN guerrillas during the Salvadoran civil war of the 1980s. Today it hosts a museum dedicated to their revolutionary efforts.</p>
Perquín

Perquín, a town in the Morazán department of El Salvador, was a key stronghold of the FMLN guerrillas during the Salvadoran civil war of the 1980s. Today it hosts a museum dedicated to their revolutionary efforts.

Perquín, El Salvador
March 1997   ▪   Pentax IQ Zoom 120

<p>Sheep graze near Cape Arkona, on the German island of Rügen.</p>
Fields at Arkona

Sheep graze near Cape Arkona, on the German island of Rügen.

Rügen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
September 2015   ▪   Olympus TG2

<p>Two people walking along a path somewhere near Laga, in eastern Timor-Leste.</p>
Walking home

Two people walking along a path somewhere near Laga, in eastern Timor-Leste.

Near Laga, Timor-Leste
December 2013   ▪   Pentax K10D

<p>A desolate but peaceful landscape in central Iowa, on one of those bitingly cold but clear days in the US Midwest.<br /></p>
Iowa snowscape

A desolate but peaceful landscape in central Iowa, on one of those bitingly cold but clear days in the US Midwest.

Central Iowa, United States
February 1997   ▪   Pentax IQ Zoom 120

<p>A hut in the mountains en route to Ramelau, with the dramatic weather of the rainy season appearing again!</p>
Hut near Ramelau

A hut in the mountains en route to Ramelau, with the dramatic weather of the rainy season appearing again!

Near Ramelau, Timor-Leste
December 2013   ▪   Olympus TG2

<p>Clay roof tiles on a farm house that likely date from the Ottoman period. They've seen many scorching summers and freezing winters.<br /></p>
Roof tiles

Clay roof tiles on a farm house that likely date from the Ottoman period. They've seen many scorching summers and freezing winters.

Shturgel, Bulgaria
September 2011   ▪   Panasonic DMC-TZ10

<p>Farm fields in subdued light early on a Christmas morning.</p>
Fields near Obersdorf

Farm fields in subdued light early on a Christmas morning.

Obersdorf, Brandenburg, Germany
December 2020   ▪   Pentax KP