My 10 Favorite Photos from 2015

It seems there is a list for everything this time of year. You name it and there is a list for it. So, not wanting to be left out, here is my list of ten of my favorite photographs I made in 2015. 2015 has been a busy year. We were in Cuba twice, Prague, Czech Republic, and Budapest, Hungary. Plus I completed an aerial photography project of the islands in Pine Island Sound, Florida, where I live.

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To Market in an Indian Mercedes

In Abhaneri Village, in eastern Rajasthan, an unique, homemade vehicle known as a jugaad or chakdi, aka Indian Mercedes, plies the roadways. In Hindi, jugaad means an innovative fix or work around. An apt name for this low cost transport. They are usually made from an old diesel agricultural irrigation pump mounted to a equally old car or truck chassis. A hand crank starts the engine and someone jumping off with a block of wood is often the way to stop it. Simple, cheap and iconic in much of rural India.

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