Haleakala Volcano, Hawaii.

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Your Shot member Bryan Geiger made an early morning visit to the summit area of Haleakalā volcano in Hawaii’s Haleakalā National Park and it yielded this extraordinary image of an otherworldly landscape.
“I woke up at 3 a.m. and drove to Haleakalā summit,” Geiger writes. “As the sun came up it revealed only a white wall of mist.
After a couple of hours, disappointed and cold, I decided to leave.
While driving back I jumped out at the overlook to see if anything had changed.
At that moment the clouds retreated and I had only an instant to snap this photo of the alien-looking land.”
Source: Photo of the Day: Best of August

A Trip to Cambodia.

Angkor-Wat-Gate__880Traveling and shooting for a month in a very humid climate during the rainy season was a serious challenge.
My aim was to traverse Phnom Penh, Mekong and Siem-Reap before heading South to Kampot and Kep.
Shooting Siem-Reap was a case of choosing more exotic temple and trying to keep away from the tourists.
At Phom Penh I visited the main spots and a few local charms recommended by friends and locals.
It was one the easiest cities to shoot.
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The Mekong was too flat and wide so it was a nightmare to get any real sense of size. I left it for next time.
Kampot and Kep were full of rusted old colonial bridges, all kinds of wildlife, mountains and beaches, along with a small but thriving Muslim community and a rain forest.
It was an amazing place and not overcrowded with tourists.
More info: barnabyjacoskinner.com | Facebook | Behance
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via Temples, Markets And Rain – My Trip Around Cambodia | Bored Panda.

Sunrise at a Dairy Farm in Gerroa.

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This New South Wales dairy farmer at Gerroa has had a tough time lately with a big price drop and trying to keep the black dog at bay, but he says sunrise puts everything back into perspective.
Gerroa is a coastal town in the Municipality of Kiama, in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia, 133 kilometres south of Sydney.
Nearby towns are Gerringong, Kiama and Berry.
Image Credit: Photograph by ABC Open contributor Farmer Paul.
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Source: Sunrise at the dairy farm Pic of the Week – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The Serval, the Leaping Wild Cat.

serval_cat_leapsFound among the grasslands of sub-Saharan Africa, the serval looks like a cat on stilts.
Immediately recognizable by its long legs and large, rounded ears, this graceful feline’s stretched-out look is perfectly suited to detecting and pouncing on prey in the tall grass.
Capable of jumping 12 feet into the air, servals can nab fleeing birds in mid-air and get the drop of scurrying small mammals.
And this cat’s genetic legacy isn’t restricted to the savannah.
Cat breeders have created a domestic cat-serval cross called the Savannah cat, and they’ve become accepted enough that The International Cat Association now recognizes them as a championship breed.
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via Ten Amazing Small Wild Cats | Science | Smithsonian.