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Where is this Google Meet backdrop?

Apparently it's called "Home Office by the Bay", and a colleague and I are wondering where it's taken (or if it's AI generated).
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What is the mountain lake in this photo? [closed]

I found this picture in a garbage bin, and felt like wanting to go there, but I have no idea how to. Does it ring a bell to anyone?
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Which city is shown on this Windows lock screen wallpaper?

Can you please tell me, which city is shown on this Windows lock screen wallpaper (suggestion Netherlands, but not Amsterdam, or Dutch part of Belgium, probably Bruges?)
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What German village is this on the Rhine River?

I bought this painting, which is supposedly of a German village on the Rhine called Clouds Above the Rhine and I was wondering if anyone knew what city it is.
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What activity does this "don't do this in a Thai taxi" image refer to?

The recent question Do taxi colors matter in Thailand? links to Amazing Planet's March 14, 2014 Bangkok’s Multi-Colored Taxis which includes a reproduction of the image shown and credited below. I ...
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Identify location of painting

I am trying to identify the location of a 1939 painting by Kurt Leyde. He painted this near the end of his life (d. 1941) and was born and died in Berlin. Apart from that, I don’t have much history on ...
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What is the name of this Greek type monument?

I found these monument on the lock screen of Windows 10: What is the name of this type of Greek monument?
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Where is this Hockley Valley, in Ontario?

I emailed Mono Cliffs Provincial Park whether I could have taken this picture there. But they replied no, this definitely ISN'T their park. To them, this picture looks like Hockley Valley, but they ...
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What is the name of this town shown on the lock screen of Windows 10?

I found these buildings on the lock screen of Windows 10: What's the name of this scenery ?
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Where was this Cisco photo taken?

The following photograph is from the Cisco TelePresence system. I assume it's not AI-generated, since it has been around for more than 10 years already (AI only became so good fairly recently). It ...
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What is the name of this headland?

I found this headland scenery on the login screen of Windows 10: What's the name of this headland?
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What's the name of this fjords scenery?

I found this fjords scenery during the login screen of Windows 10: What's the name of this fjords scenery ?
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What's the name of this waterfall?

I found this waterfall scenery during the login screen of Windows 10: What's the name of this waterfall ?
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High mountains surrounding lake in Africa, Nigeria. Similar to Spirit Island in Jasper National Park in Canada [closed]

I am writing a book where I must place a story on an island quite exactly the same as Spirit Island on Lake Maligne, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada: (source: Microsoft Edge's background -- © ...
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Where was this photo overlooking a valley taken?

This picture was taken from a group on WhatsApp.
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Where is this scenery (in New Zealand)?

A friend's family house has this image. They're pretty sure it's a mountain scene in New Zealand. Best bet currently is Mitre Peak but the lines of the mountain seem reversed...
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Can anyone identify this hotel in Osaka?

Long shot, but can any one identify this hotel in Osaka. In fact "filmed" in 1997. Conceivably the sign across the road helps. (I pasted in a blow-up of it.) Note: this appears in a "...
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Water fountain in Europe with jagged sculpture

Does anyone recognize this water fountain in Europe? Best guess is Romania, could be wrong.
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Where was this photo taken - eagle and waterfall wallpaper photo? [closed]

My Mac comes with this photo as a sample wallpaper. I believe the photo is called "Lone Eagle." Where was this photo taken? Thanks!
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Where did I take this picture in Similkameen Valley in 2010?

Can you identify this windy trail please on a mountain slope? I remember driving a motor vehicle. I do not remember hiking up a mountain to take this picture, in Similkameen Valley B.C. in May 2010. ...
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Where in China is this recreation of Paris and the Eiffel tower (as seen in Jamie xx's Gosh video) and what is it like today?

The October 4, 2016 music video Gosh by Jamie xx was shot in a recreation of recognizable Paris buildings and sights, including a very large model of the Eiffel Tower. Scenes in the video show that at ...
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Where is this park in Montreal, with autumn color trees and pond?

I found this picture in a folder with photos of our trip to Montreal, Quebec. But we cannot remember where this was taken?
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Where was this neon sign of a dragon displayed in Los Angeles in the 1990s? Is it still there now?

Google's AI suggested the video Sub37 - Meeting in the Woods which consists of clips from the 1998 film You Can't Hurry Love (IMDB and Wikipedia) It includes a shot of a neon sign of a dragon that ...
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Help identifying this landmark and road in "Los Angeles 1940s, Residential Area in color"

The NASS video Los Angeles 1940s, Residential Area in color [60fps, Remastered] w/added sound is a processed version of this archived footage. Starting at about 02:18 a movie camera points backwards ...
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What is the meaning of these blue crosses (x-like) in eastern Brandenburg?

I've been traveling by bike in eastern Brandenburg, Germany and have encountered at least 4 of those. My guess that it was somehow connected to camping or maybe boats? Couldn't find anything online, ...
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What is the Turkish village shown in this video?

People Living in the Village - Village Documentary I can guess that this is a village in Turkey. But, I want to know the exact location. Can anyone tell me where this place is?
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Identify the city from a Microsoft Teams meeting's background

I was quite amazed of the image that appears in the back of my speaker on Microsoft Teams. Any chance to identify this city (actually skyline) or maybe even shooting location? I know that the quality ...
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Where in Central Park was the photo "Child with a Toy Hand Grenade" taken?

Child with Toy Hand Grenade in Central Park, N.Y.C. 1962, is a rather famous photo by Diane Arbus: I came across this photo while reading about the background to the song "Teach Your Children,&...
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What is this contraption?

Below is a screenshot captured from a Google Street View scene. The scene shows a travellers' camp in Norfolk county in the The United Kingdom. It contains a mixture of the old and the new: a bowtop ...
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Photograph allegedly from Barcelona in 1987

This image has been bothering me for years. It has been in Wikimedia Commons since 2014 named "Barcelona Ramblas.jpg" and described as taken in 1987, but I'm sure it's not the Rambles and I ...
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Where is the cityscape in this recent photo, probably in Malaysia? [closed]

My friend has recently visited Malaysia and sent me this photo. They do not know where exactly it is, but has given the following details: photo was recently taken (within past year) it is near a ...
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Where (in Germany) is the landscape behind this newsreader, with a gazebo on a small, lush steep hill surrounded by higher, broader forested hills?

When the German tagesschau evening news on the public broadcaster Arbeitsgemeinschaft der öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (ARD) announce the upcoming weather ...
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Where this row of frozen trees is placed?

I'd fancy to visit the place portrayed in the photo above. What is the name of the city in the background?? The original of the above image (at least in my PC) is placed at /mnt/windows/Windows/Web/...
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Where are these cliffs?

Does anyone knows where are these cliffs from the photo below? All the information I have is that the photo is from YouTube Video Tom Misch - The Journey and that at the bottom of the video is written ...
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Where was this music video with a dramatically lit bridge filmed?

I have been trying to figure out for quite a while where a certain music video was taken from. It is not a typical video as it is showing a time lapse from a metro. Here are a few screenshots I ...
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Where did the Hungarian PM travel to & take this picture?

The Hungarian PM decided to upload this image to his Facebook: From other news, I know he is in italy. I am interested in the specific location. Could you help?
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What is the name of this small town in Italy somewhere outside of Rome?

Twenty-odd years ago, my wife and son and I were lost in the Italian countryside somewhere between Rome and Venice (not a bad thing except we were low on gas) and we stumbled on a beautiful tiny town ...
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What is the name of this kind of accommodation?

(Not sure if this should be on the English SE) The specific accommodation model I'm thinking of looks very much like student housing: The tenant rents a room Room comes with basic furniture (e.g. bed,...
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Where was this picture taken? Somewhere in the western USA? Zion or Capitol Reef national park?

Need help identifying a location. I think it's most likely somewhere in the western USA. Maybe Zion or Capitol Reef national park based on the orange rock and river?
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Where are this river and bridge separating two towns, surrounded by mountains? [closed]

I think this was taken in Norway.
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Where's this vine yard, near water and mountains, in Okanagan Valley?

We travelled to Okanagan Valley in 2000, but not sure if this was photographed there.
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A photo on an old software package box

I stumbled on this photo, it's on the box of an old issue of a software map of Italy. I suppose the location portrayed is in Italy, anyone? "location portrayed" means that I'm interested in ...
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Can anyone identity this beach/overlook? (Pacific Coast Highway)

We watched the sunset here on August 5th 2009 and am struggling to find the location. I know it's between Hurricane Point and San Luis Obispo off the Pacific Coast Highway in California. Besides that ...
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Identify 1985 London photos [closed]

Going through old vacation photos, and have some from London in 1985 that I can't identify. I see what appears to be an underground tube station on the right, and a number 30 bus heading to Putney.
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Which city is pictured in this scene from Line of Duty S6E1?

This screenshot is taken from the S6E1 of the BBC series Line of Duty. It’s taken from the 4:25 mark (approximately). Apologies for the poor resolution. I’m guessing Midlands / North of England. The ...
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Identify City Skyline

This is a photo of a skyline from 1997. We drove from Dallas to Niagara Falls and went through Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York. Google can't recognize it. Any help?
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How to travel to this tower with a gorgeous view toward Mount Fuji?

I would like to visit this place. What is the name of this tower? The location of the town/city of this tower? And what is the relative direction of this tower to Fuji mountain? What is the ...
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What are these white circles in Nevada?

I found them in Nevada, USA. At 37.488, -116.228 coords and I can't find any information about this. The bright white lines are roads and I have seen a similar ones but it had a triangle around it. ...
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Where is this Location in UK (somewhere in East Anglia perhaps?) [closed]

This painting was created by my late mother-in-law (Jeanne Girling), probably around 1980-1990's. She often painted in and around her home town of Colchester but often travelled within East Anglia and ...
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Where was this picture of a seaside road taken?

Can someone help identify which location this might in the UK? I've seen this in a movie. I know for sure that the movie is shot in the UK as the story is based in the UK.
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