Pomegranate orchards on rocky terrains (ارسباران)

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With this picture I wanted to highlight the determination of tireless peasants has transformed the barren rocky terrain to thriving pomegranate orchards. In recent years the inhabitants make their living by raising honey bees. Due to the scarcity of flowers they feed the bees white sugar and the low quality honey is being sold to low income city dwellers at merely double the price of sugar.

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Dust... on August 30, 2014

+++ !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! f+liKe it !

jlcabaço (TravelJLC.… on December 8, 2014

Grande captura! Ótima fotografia. gosto҉.

Desejo-lhe tudo de melhor.


Mircea_RAICU on January 27, 2015

What a fantastic scenery , LIKE !
Mircea R.

zhsv on February 4

| | | Wonderful image so beautifully captured,
• • • all the best from Minsk. zhsv

Horst Reisinger on March 11

Very nice landscape!


Greetings, Horst

Səməd on March 12



This is the best photo my dear friend!!!!!



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Photo taken in Dizmar Protected Area, East Azerbaijan, Iran

Photo details

  • Uploaded on March 5, 2011
  • Attribution-No Derivative Works
    by Səməd
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot SX130 IS
    • Taken on 2010/10/29 05:25:20
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 5.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.400
    • ISO Speed: ISO160
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash