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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Children of Papua New Guinea

While exploring the remarkably diverse and thriving shallow reefs of a pristine island in Papua New Guinea, a group of children in a traditional canoe approach me to find out what I was doing in their "back yard".

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Ambitle Island, Papua New Guinea
Camera: ILCE-7RM3
Copyright: © Tom Shlesinger