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Photo: Bushman in a canoe

Bushman, Botswana

Photo of the Day, October 5, 2011

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Sunlight and shadows highlight a river Bushman ...

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Photo: People wearing papier-mache masks in Spain

Summer Festival, Spain

Photo of the Day, October 4, 2011

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Young people in oversize papier-mâché heads pause ...

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Photo: Colorful hot air balloon in New Mexico

Hot Air Balloon, New Mexico

Photo of the Day, October 3, 2011

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As colorful as a butterfly wing, this ...

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Photo: Maasai men performing a jump dance in Kenya

Maasai Men, Kenya

Photo of the Day, October 2, 2011

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Maasai men perform a traditional jump dance ...

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Photo: Waterslide seen from below

Waterslide, Israel

Photo of the Day, October 1, 2011

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A coiling serpent of watery fun greets ...

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Photo: A surfer standing on an icy pier

Ice Surfer, Lake Michigan

Photo of the Day, September 30, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos With Tips From Photographer Catherine Karnow

I love the serenity of ...

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Photo: Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu, Peru

Photo of the Day, September 29, 2011

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The tilt shift lens, often ...

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Photo: A wild horse

Wild Horse, Mongolia

Photo of the Day, September 28, 2011

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I love the simplicity of ...

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Photo: Hot air balloons flying over rock formations

Hot Air Balloons, Cappadocia

Photo of the Day, September 27, 2011

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The success of a photograph ...

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Photo: Sightseers on a platform above a large waterfall

Rhine Falls, Switzerland

Photo of the Day, September 26, 2011

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The mysterious, moody quality of ...

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Photo: A pair of lions in the grass

White Lions, South Africa

Photo of the Day, September 25, 2011

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Wildlife photography is often about ...

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Photo: A shadow of a boy running with balloons

Boy With Balloons, India

Photo of the Day, September 24, 2011

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By photographing the shadow of ...

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Photo: A tree reflected in a Nove Mlyny, Czech Republic, reservoir

Nove Mlyny, Czech Republic

Photo of the Day, September 23, 2011

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When shooting landscapes, good light ...

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Photo: Children peering into a building in Uganda

Pub, Uganda

Photo of the Day, September 22, 2011

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A successful image is often ...

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Photo: A grasshopper resting on a bird of paradise flower

Grasshopper, Honduras

Photo of the Day, September 21, 2011

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Focus is key in successful ...

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Photo: A winter fireworks display

Winter Carnival, Saranac Lake, New York

Photo of the Day, September 20, 2011

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This image of fireworks at ...

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Photo: Sharks photographed just underneath the surface of the water

Sharks, Bahamas

Photo of the Day, September 19, 2011

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Shooting over/under photos is ...

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Photo: A Volkswagen parked on a cobblestone street in Rio de Janeiro

Street Scene, Rio de Janeiro

Photo of the Day, September 18, 2011

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The choice to make an ...

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Photo: Five women cross the desert in India

Desert Crossing, Rajasthan, India

Photo of the Day, September 17, 2011

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This simple image is all ...

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Photo: An underground pool of water illuminated by a shaft of light

Cenote, Chichén-Itzá, Mexico

Photo of the Day, September 16, 2011

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Caves can be very hard ...

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A ballerina backstage in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Ballerina, Kazakhstan

Photo of the Day, September 15, 2011

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Photographers are always trying to ...

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Photo: People scaling a climbing wall

Climbing Wall, Singapore

Photo of the Day, September 14, 2011

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There are many different ways ...

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Photo: Climbers hiking in the French Alps

Alpine Climbers, Midi-Plan Traverse, France

Photo of the Day, September 13, 2011

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When I was a novice ...

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Photo: A girl on a swing in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Girl on Swing, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, September 12, 2011

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This wonderful technique of panning ...

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Photo: People standing on a pier silhouetted against the sun

Sunset, Fort Myers Beach, Florida

Photo of the Day, September 11, 2011

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The key with sunsets is ...

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Picture of a motorcyclist ascending a mountain road, Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Photo of the Day, September 10, 2011

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The inclusion of the motorcycle ...

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Photo: A BASE jumper in mid-air

BASE Jumper, Spain

Photo of the Day, September 9, 2011

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This picture captures a BASE ...

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Photo: A colorful crowd of celebrants

Holi Celebration, India

Photo of the Day, September 8, 2011

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What makes this shot work ...

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Photo: People jumping from a platform into Lake Superior

Swimmers, Lake Superior, Minnesota

Photo of the Day, September 7, 2011

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I love all the empty ...

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Photo: A man standing in front of a mural

Angel Wings, Istanbul, Turkey

Photo of the Day, September 6, 2011

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This photograph takes my breath ...

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Photo: A close up of an African spurred tortoise

African Spurred Tortoise

Photo of the Day, September 5, 2011

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I have heard that there ...

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Photo: A chandelier made of dog tags in North Carolina

Dog Tag Chandelier, Fayetteville Veterans Park

Photo of the Day, September 4, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos With Tips From Photographer Catherine Karnow

Sometimes there’s a beauty ...

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Photo: A giant golden Buddha

Reclining Buddha, Thailand

Photo of the Day, September 3, 2011

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I know that this reclining ...

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Photo: A group of altar boys

Easter Procession, Spain

Photo of the Day, September 2, 2011

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When it comes to group ...

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Photo: A lightning strike near the Utah-Arizona border

Lightning, Utah-Arizona Border

Photo of the Day, September 1, 2011

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It’s a challenge to ...

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Photo: A man feeding gulls from a bridge over the Tigris

Dawn, Baghdad

Photo of the Day, August 31, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

On a bridge over the Tigris a man feeds ...

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