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Picture of street in Beijing, China lit by neon on a rainy night

Neon Nights

Photo of the Day, August 22, 2016

With raindrops no longer falling, this street in Beijing, China, hums back to life under the glow of neon signs ...

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Picture of Sandy Island, Anguilla, from above

Sandy Oasis

Photo of the Day, August 21, 2016

Anguilla, a British territory in the Caribbean, is a nation of tranquility, but Sandy Island takes it to another level ...

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Picture of dog sitting in field in Chino Hills, California

Golden Hills

Photo of the Day, August 20, 2016

Your Shot photographer Hannah Overeem captured this shot of her dog, Badger, an Australian cattle dog, in Chino Hills, California ...

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Picture of a stream of water flowing through the narrow Olo Canyon in Arizona

Hidden Gem

Photo of the Day, August 19, 2016

Forged by the wear of water rushing over rocks, Olo Canyon in Arizona is concealed inside the Grand Canyon. Its ...

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Picture of circus performers warming up backstage in Hanoi, Vietnam

Behind the Curtain

Photo of the Day, August 18, 2016

Circus performers in Hanoi, Vietnam, prepare for the show minutes before it gets under way. Nguyen Thi Thu Hiep, shown ...

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Picture of hand holding eagle feather with eagle flying in background, India

'You Dropped Something!'

Photo of the Day, August 17, 2016

Your Shot photographer Suyash Mehta gained a souvenir from a passing eagle in Satara, India: a long feather. India is ...

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Picture of Paris through rain-streaked window

City of Sun Showers

Photo of the Day, August 16, 2016

Even in a rainstorm, Paris lives up to its nickname of the City of Light, as sun streaks through storm ...

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Picture of lightning flashes over Lake Ontario at night

A Flash in the Distance

Photo of the Day, August 15, 2016

Flashes of lightning illuminate the night sky above Lake Ontario, as seen from an overlook in Lyndonville, New York—located ...

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Picture of flooded rice fields, Y Ty, Vietnam

Flood of Color

Photo of the Day, August 14, 2016

Floods bring a mosaic of color to the rice fields of Y Ty, Vietnam. The wet season typically lasts from ...

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Picture of a giant panda in a forested enclosure in Wolong Nature Reserve, China

A Walk on the Wild Side

Photo of the Day, August 13, 2016

Ye Ye, a 16-year-old giant panda, lounges in a wild enclosure at a conservation center in China’s Wolong Nature ...

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Picture of birds gathered on a natural bridge at Natural Bridges State Beach, Santa Cruz, California

A Popular Perch

Photo of the Day, August 12, 2016

Birds gather on a rock formation—a popular attraction for both seabirds and people—at Natural Bridges State Beach in ...

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Picture of a city block lit by neon signs in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan

High-Rise and Shine

Photo of the Day, August 11, 2016

The brightly colored lights of Shinjuku, a ward of Tokyo, Japan, glitter in this double exposure by Masayuki Yamashita. The ...

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Picture of whale shark flanked by smaller fish underwater in Qatar

Whale of a Time

Photo of the Day, August 10, 2016

A whale shark—the biggest fish in the sea—swims along, “extremely curious” about his observers. Your Shot photographer David ...

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Picture of the summit area of Haleakalā volcano in Haleakalā National Park, Hawaii

Life on Mars

Photo of the Day, August 9, 2016

Your Shot member Bryan Geiger’s early morning visit to the summit area of Haleakalā volcano in Hawaii’s Haleakalā ...

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Picture of a pair of horses in a desert landscape in Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Arizona

Western Spirit

Photo of the Day, August 8, 2016

Framing an expansive blue sky, desert buttes, and a pair of majestic horses, Your Shot member Nora Feddal captures the ...

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Picture of Havasu Falls in Arizona at night illuminated by a headlamp

Night Falls

Photo of the Day, August 7, 2016

By day, the water of Arizona's Havasu Falls is a remarkable, bright blue-green. In this image submitted by Jes ...

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Picture of birds taking flight over the National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei, Taiwan

First Light

Photo of the Day, August 6, 2016

Photographer Theerasak Saksritawee submitted this photo of birds taking flight in a golden sky over Taiwan’s National Chiang Kai-shek ...

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Picture of an elephant in Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa

A Walk in the Park

Photo of the Day, August 5, 2016

Photographer Graham De Lacy captured this shot of an African elephant taking a sunny-day stroll in South Africa’s Madikwe ...

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Picture of a flock of pelicans seen from above on the Colorado River, Mexico

Pelican Party

Photo of the Day, August 4, 2016

Pelicans, seen from above in this aerial shot submitted by Your Shot community member Stas Bartnikas, congregate on the Colorado ...

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Picture of a man wearing a feathered headdress smoking and holding a chicken in Sarawak, Borneo

Lifting the Veil

Photo of the Day, August 3, 2016

A lacy veil of cigarette smoke encircles a man in Sarawak, one of two Malaysian states on the island of ...

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Picture of a lightning bolt and storm clouds over Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, Arizona, Utah

Hot Rock

Photo of the Day, August 2, 2016

Spiking from inky storm clouds, a white-hot thunderbolt spears the plateau during a summer storm in Vermilion Cliffs National Monument ...

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Picture of men on a small boat from above on the Buriganga River, Bangladesh

Black Water

Photo of the Day, August 1, 2016

Seen from above, a small boat travels the Buriganga River, thick and dark with pollution, in Dhaka, the capital city ...

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Picture of a rose-tinted landscape at sunset at Vestrahorn mountain in Iceland 

Rose-Tinted Spectacle

Photo of the Day, July 31, 2016

Sunset splashes a rosy tint over the landscape in this image submitted by Fabrizio Fortuna. The mountain is the 1 ...

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Picture of men pushing and pulling a camel into the back of a truck in Cairo, Egypt

Pushed for Time

Photo of the Day, July 30, 2016

“One of the best places [to photograph] in Cairo, Egypt, is the camels market,” writes Your Shot member Nader Saadallah ...

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Picture of cypress trees in Lake Camécuaro, Mexico

Old Guard

Photo of the Day, July 29, 2016

“Hundreds of old cypresses guard the perimeter of Lake Camécuaro and its turquoise-colored, crystal clear water,” Javier Eduardo Alvarez writes ...

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Picture of a manta ray off the coast of Mayotte

Gentle Giant

Photo of the Day, July 28, 2016

A manta ray pokes a fin through the water’s surface off the French island of Mayotte, in the Indian ...

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Picture of a child on a fair swing in Horezu, Romania

Swing Away

Photo of the Day, July 27, 2016

A child swings through the air on a fair ride in Horezu, Romania. Your Shot member Marius Cinteza, who made ...

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Picture of a pasture in Monti Sibillini National Park, Italy

Valley of Shadow

Photo of the Day, July 26, 2016

In this photo submitted by Your Shot community member Emanuele Zallocco, a bale of hay casts a long shadow in ...

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Picture of railroad cars aligned in a Houston, Texas, rail yard

Sidelined

Photo of the Day, July 25, 2016

Stored railroad cars lend pattern and color to a Houston, Texas, rail yard in this aerial image submitted by Your ...

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Picture of buffalo in Li River, China

Soak in the Scenery

Photo of the Day, July 24, 2016

The Li River in China offers a grand view of towering karst peaks—and a cool place to rest for ...

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Picture of women sitting on the wall of a shrine in Lahore, Pakistan

Box Seats

Photo of the Day, July 23, 2016

In Lahore, Pakistan’s second largest city, something has caught the attention of these women resting against a brightly painted ...

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Picture of a girl in an astronaut costume holding silver balloons 

Exploring All Avenues

Photo of the Day, July 22, 2016

In Huntington, New York, Your Shot member Juan Osorio’s daughter dreams of a trip that’s out of this ...

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Picture of a rainbow over Zion National Park, Utah

Weather the Storm

Photo of the Day, July 21, 2016

Waiting for a storm to pass in Utah’s Zion National Park paid off for Your Shot member RJ Hooper ...

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Picture of a ranger surveying a lava field in Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Hot Spot

Photo of the Day, July 20, 2016

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Virunga National Park, a ranger surveys a new lava field created by ...

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Picture of a year-old panda in a tree in China

Social Climber

Photo of the Day, July 19, 2016

Although giant pandas spend most of the day eating and sleeping, they love to climb and play. Here a year-old ...

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Picture of men chatting on an overlook in the Sarawat Mountains

Friends in High Places

Photo of the Day, July 18, 2016

While men chat on a perch in the Sarawat Mountains, sun rays create a dramatic sky over the valley below ...

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