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Picture of a baby harp sea in the Madeleine Islands

Ice Baby

Photo of the Day, April 17, 2014

Born on the ice, a harp seal pup peers underwater near Quebec’s Madeleine Islands. The islands are among the ...

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Picture of teenagers at the Fete de la Mare festival in Guinea

Fête de la Mare

Photo of the Day, April 16, 2014

"I was working on a one-year assignment in Diankana, Guinea, a village on a tributary of the Niger River," says ...

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Picture of a man inside a boat and a boy’s reflection on the deck, Istanbul

Two Different Lives

Photo of the Day, April 15, 2014

"I was traveling between the European and Asian sides of Istanbul, Turkey, by ferry," says Your Shot contributor Merve Ates ...

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Picture of boats on a river in Serbia

In a Fog

Photo of the Day, April 14, 2014

“I always say that the best things happen unexpectedly and spontaneously,” says Antic Zlatko, a member of our Your Shot ...

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Picture of a farmer in a strawberry field, Turkey

Strawberry Fields

Photo of the Day, April 13, 2014

Inhabitants of Hüyük, Turkey, make their living from strawberry production, says community member Seyit Konyali, whose picture was recently featured ...

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Picture of an arcade near the Taj Mahal, India

Agra Hall

Photo of the Day, April 12, 2014

“It was a rainy day when I visited the Taj Mahal last year,” says Your Shot contributor Marco Parenti. “During ...

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Picture of a flower, Laguna Hills, California

Spring Quiver

Photo of the Day, April 11, 2014

"I had been at a park with my grandchildren, and while they played I noticed this unusual flower in a ...

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Picture of a child swimming

A Golden Moment

Photo of the Day, April 10, 2014

"Early on a winter morning during Ramadan, I went to the bank of the Buriganga River near the Sadarghat Boat ...

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Picture of a great gray owl in Yellowstone National Park

Raven Mad

Photo of the Day, April 9, 2014

A great gray owl sweeps its wing in Yellowstone National Park in this picture from Your Shot member Henrik Nilsson ...

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Picture of a landscape in the Carpathian Mountains

Over the Misty Mountains

Photo of the Day, April 8, 2014

"This photo was taken in the Carpathian Mountains near Kolochava village in Ukraine's Zakarpatska region," writes Your Shot member ...

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Picture of tango dancers, Lucerna Music Bar, Prague

Fast Tango

Photo of the Day, April 7, 2014

"I attended my friend's prom ball to take some pictures and celebrate his successful studies, and these wonderful dancers ...

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Picture of noctilucent clouds

Cloud Shine

Photo of the Day, April 6, 2014

“It was the most amazing night of my life so far,” says Your Shot member Martin Koitmae of capturing this ...

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Picture of a Japanese white-eye

Bright Eye

Photo of the Day, April 5, 2014

"It was a warm day in spite of being early March, and I went out to photograph birds in Tokyo ...

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Picture of trees covered in greenery in Fiordland National Park, New Zealand

Shag Green

Photo of the Day, April 4, 2014

The fantastically wet climate of southwestern New Zealand—average rainfall of more than 20 feet a year—allows tree limbs ...

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Picture of dolphins in the Bahamas

Surfacing

Photo of the Day, April 3, 2014

"I was in Bimini in the Bahamas shooting hammerhead sharks, and after a few weeks I decided to take a ...

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Picture of a couple lying on rose petals

Coming Up Roses

Photo of the Day, April 2, 2014

Your Shot member Ankit Narang photographed this couple a few days before their wedding. "It was taken at a farmhouse ...

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Picture of Mendenhall Glacier, Alaska

Glacial Place

Photo of the Day, April 1, 2014

"Mountaineering and ice climbing are among my greatest thrills—they give me the feeling of working with nature to push ...

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Picture of Laguna Colorada in Bolivia

Laguna Colorada

Photo of the Day, March 31, 2014

"I was traveling in South America last year, and one of the last places I visited was Uyuni in Bolivia ...

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Picture of a girl on a swing at sunset

Girl's World

Photo of the Day, March 30, 2014

"I captured this moment of my daughter's reckless abandon in a suburban playground in Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia," says Gina ...

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Picture of a diver in the Ile Europa atoll, Mozambique Channel

Île Europa Atoll

Photo of the Day, March 29, 2014

Few divers ever explore the reefs around the Île Europa atoll, which lies in a stretch of the Mozambique Channel ...

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Picture of pelicans at Marina del Rey, California

Break Time

Photo of the Day, March 28, 2014

"This photo was taken at the break wall at Marina del Rey in southern California," says Your Shot member Karine ...

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Picture of the Pont d’Alexandre III in Paris

A Walk About Paris

Photo of the Day, March 27, 2014

While preparing for a tough business week in Paris, IT professional Oliver Kremer decided to take a walk through the ...

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Picture of desert palms in California

Deserted Palms

Photo of the Day, March 26, 2014

"This group of palms was planted as part of a planned real estate project in Lucerne Valley, a small town ...

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Picture of a goldfish in a bowl

See Through

Photo of the Day, March 25, 2014

British artist and photographer Hugh Turvey uses x-ray technology to create what he calls Xograms, a fusion of visible light ...

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Picture of the Fuego Volcano in Guatemala

En Fuego

Photo of the Day, March 24, 2014

"I was standing at the top of Guatemala's Acatenango Volcano watching the stars and the city lights from almost ...

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Picture of a man standing in an underground river tunnel in London

The Other Underground

Photo of the Day, March 23, 2014

"I've long held a fascination with unseen spaces, and when I first heard about the vast number of lost ...

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Picture of Galapagos sharks in the Indian Ocean

Atoll Tale

Photo of the Day, March 22, 2014

Young Galápagos sharks—found around tropical oceanic reefs worldwide—nose the camera in the lagoon of the Bassas da India ...

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Picture of a man rowing a boat in Kashmir

Row Up

Photo of the Day, March 21, 2014

"On the first day of snowfall in the Kashmir valley this year, I decided to survey life on the famous ...

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Picture of Tombstone Territorial Park, Yukon Territory, Canada

Seeing Reds

Photo of the Day, March 20, 2014

Tombstone Territorial Park in Canada’s Yukon Territory is photographed using Kodak aerochrome infrared film. Originally intended for aerial photography ...

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Picture of a herder in Mongolia

Spring Herd

Photo of the Day, March 19, 2014

"I traveled to the Altay Mountains in Mongolia to photograph the Kazakh nomads known for their eagle-hunting traditions," says Your ...

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Picture of the ALMA array in Chile

Eyes on the Heavens

Photo of the Day, March 18, 2014

Light from the setting sun dances on antennas forming part of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), high in ...

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Picture of deer in Hungary

Deer Sight

Photo of the Day, March 17, 2014

Roe deer, found throughout Europe, approach the edge of a forest in Bajzattanya, Hungary, near the village of Lónya on ...

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Picture of churches near the Ivangorod fortress in Russia

The Past in the Present

Photo of the Day, March 16, 2014

"One day my friends and I went on a trip to the Ivangorod fortress, which is located on the border ...

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Picture a bat covered in pollen

A Movable Feast

Photo of the Day, March 15, 2014

A pollen-gilded bat (Phyllonycteris poeyi) emerging from a flower of the blue mahoe tree (Talipariti elatum) demonstrates the carrying capacity ...

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Picture of a fisherman with a net in Vietnam

Morning Catch

Photo of the Day, March 14, 2014

"Along the Cua Dai riverbanks, there are hundreds of fishing nets spread here and there," says Your Shot member Ly ...

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Picture of rock fragments on the beach in New Zealand

Te Wahipounamu

Photo of the Day, March 13, 2014

Ice Age remnants of crystalline rock dot the coast north of Haast in southwestern New Zealand. The country’s Te ...

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