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Picture of a stone path along lake Morskie Oko in Poland

A Wonderland Walkway

Photo of the Day, March 5, 2016

Your Shot member Sara Delić submitted this image of “heaven on Earth,” a view of the serene Morskie Oko, taken ...

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Aerial picture of salt ponds in the San Francisco Bay Area, California

Salt of the Earth

Photo of the Day, March 4, 2016

Salt evaporation ponds get their chromatic appearance from the microorganisms that flourish in them as the water salinity increases. Your ...

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Picture of two purple glossy starlings at the Kansas City Zoo in Missouri

Pearlescent Pair

Photo of the Day, March 3, 2016

This portrait of a pair of purple glossy starlings (Lamprotornis purpureus) at the Kansas City Zoo in Missouri was taken ...

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Picture of horses and a dog in a snowy pasture in Bucovina, Romania

Harmonious Horseplay

Photo of the Day, March 2, 2016

While a little dog frolics past, horses nuzzle in a snowy pasture in Bucovina, Romania. Photographer Mihaela Jurca, who submitted ...

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Picture of giant tortoises on the island of Grande Terre, Seychelles

A Daytime Retreat

Photo of the Day, March 1, 2016

Aldabra giant tortoises escape searing daytime heat by taking refuge in caves within the rugged coral rock of the island ...

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Picture of star trails in Karnataka, India

Celestial Spin

Photo of the Day, February 29, 2016

Your Shot community member Alexander Grabchilev submitted this image of star trails over Karnataka, India. He made this photo while ...

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Picture of a red-eyed tree frog in Costa Rica

Don't Blink

Photo of the Day, February 28, 2016

While exploring in Vara Blanca, Costa Rica, Your Shot photographer Sammantha Fisher captured this image of the nocturnal red-eyed tree ...

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Picture of men fishing in Myanmar

Balancing Act

Photo of the Day, February 27, 2016

Your Shot member Marco Marcone snapped this artfully framed shot of fishermen balancing on small fishing vessels on Inle Lake ...

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Picture of people camping in the Philippines

Cloud Camp

Photo of the Day, February 26, 2016

While awaiting sunrise atop Osmena Peak in Cebu, an island province in the Philippines, Your Shot member Mc Daniels Cirunay ...

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Picture of a couple kissing on New Year's Eve in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris

Romance in a Crowd

Photo of the Day, February 25, 2016

Few cities are more romanticized than Paris, and Your Shot member Chenkun Long was able to capture that spirit in ...

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Picture of a detail of a southern ground-hornbill's eye

An Exquisite Eye

Photo of the Day, February 24, 2016

Vertebrate eyes—like this eye of a juvenile female southern ground-hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri)—are all variations on the same basic ...

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Picture of icebergs in Iceland

Early to Rise

Photo of the Day, February 23, 2016

“The place has its unique appeal,” Your Shot member Hardik Desai writes of Iceland’s Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon. “Dawn happens ...

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Picture of workers on scaffolding in Beijing

Setting the Stage

Photo of the Day, February 22, 2016

The 2008 Beijing Olympics brought a construction boom to the city; while it has slowed since then, the construction hasn ...

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Picture of two herons in a tree in Florida

A Peck on the Beak

Photo of the Day, February 21, 2016

Yellow-crowned night herons (Nyctanassa violacea) are usually dormant during the day, but Your Shot member Christine Sandberg caught these two ...

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Picture of Monument Valley in snow

Valley Dusting

Photo of the Day, February 20, 2016

At the end of a four-week road trip, Your Shot member Tyler Lekki ran into some bad luck: a flat ...

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Picture of a gecko in a terrarium in Warsaw

Peekaboo

Photo of the Day, February 19, 2016

This pet Mediterranean house gecko (Hemidactylus turcicus) that lives with Your Shot members Dariusz Kucharski and Kornelia Kucharska is a ...

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Picture of a white tern flying near a beach in the Seychelles

Taking Flight

Photo of the Day, February 18, 2016

A white tern flits through regenerating native forest on Cousine, a private island off the coast of Praslin and one ...

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Picture of the sunset in Oia, Greece

Painted Sky

Photo of the Day, February 17, 2016

While visiting Oia, on the Greek island of Santorini, Your Shot member Soroush Etemad was “mesmerized by [the] captivating beauty ...

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Picture of a laborer carrying large chunks of sulfur in Indonesia

The Devil's Gold

Photo of the Day, February 16, 2016

Your Shot member Maciej Dakowicz had always wanted to see Kawah Ijen in Indonesia and made sure to find his ...

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Picture of a red panda inside a zoo enclosure in Darjeeling, India

A Ponderous Panda

Photo of the Day, February 15, 2016

A red panda appears to be deep in thought at the Darjeeling Zoo in West Bengal, India, home to a ...

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Picture of a train conductor on a train in Japan

Time to Go

Photo of the Day, February 14, 2016

Your Shot member Akinori Koseki was the only one on the train platform in the wee hours of the morning ...

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Picture of Shwedagon temple in Myanmar at night

A Light in the Dark

Photo of the Day, February 13, 2016

“Shwedagon temple is one of the most photographed icons in all of Myanmar,” writes Your Shot community member Brett Rylance ...

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Picture of a robin in snow in Halland, Sweden

Winter Flight

Photo of the Day, February 12, 2016

A little snowfall didn’t deter this robin from taking to the sky, nor did it stop Your Shot member ...

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Picture of a man and a woman exercising on Muscle Beach in Santa Monica, California

Sweat and Swing

Photo of the Day, February 11, 2016

Muscle Beach in Santa Monica, California, has been a popular spot for fitness fanatics since it was first built in ...

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Picture of Bryce Canyon in Utah covered in snow

First Snow, First Light

Photo of the Day, February 10, 2016

Your Shot member Nick Ocean caught the first snow of the season in Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park in ...

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Picture of a man standing in a mosque in Shiraz, Iran

Rays of Color

Photo of the Day, February 9, 2016

Nasir al-Mulk, a traditional mosque in Shiraz, Iran, is known as the Pink Mosque for the use of pink tiles ...

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Picture of a rainbow over Minori, Italy

Double Down

Photo of the Day, February 8, 2016

This image from Ravello, Italy, on the country’s Amalfi Coast, is yet another piece of evidence supporting the area ...

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Picture of an eastern screech-owl vocalizing in North Carolina

Birdcall

Photo of the Day, February 7, 2016

While at a fund-raiser at the Carolina Raptor Center in North Carolina, Your Shot member Matt Cuda snapped this dramatic ...

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Picture of people walking through snow in the English Lake District

Wintry Walkabout

Photo of the Day, February 6, 2016

Your Shot community member Shaun Wilson submitted this photo of an icy trek in the English Lake District. "We got ...

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Picture of monks in Myanmar

Reverent Light

Photo of the Day, February 5, 2016

Your Shot member Jongsung Ryu, who submitted this photo, captured a solemn moment inside a temple in Myanmar: a shaft ...

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Picture of fish in the Andaman Sea in Thailand

A Wash of Color

Photo of the Day, February 4, 2016

While engaged in a prosaic activity—waiting—Your Shot community member Eduard Paravyan took a moment to examine his surroundings ...

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Picture of a Kazakh herder in Mongolia riding a horse with an eagle

Eagle Hunter

Photo of the Day, February 3, 2016

While in western Mongolia in the summer of 2014, Your Shot member Steve Morrison captured this photo of a nomadic ...

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Picture of a meteor shooting across the sky over Second Beach in Washington State

From Above

Photo of the Day, February 2, 2016

"After three days and 20 miles of hiking the beaches of Olympic National Park, I ended up on Second Beach ...

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Picture of a bather at the Ganges River in Varanasi, India

Sacred Swim

Photo of the Day, February 1, 2016

A quiet morning at Dashashwamedh Ghat, the main ghat in Varanasi, India, on the banks of the Ganges River, afforded ...

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Picture of vegetation with frost on it at night in Latvia

In the Frosty Air

Photo of the Day, January 31, 2016

The moonlight makes an enchanting backdrop for plants coated in frost. Gvido Satori made this photo while walking “an ordinary ...

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Picture of a person skiing by a glacial pool in Alaska

A Tranquil Trek

Photo of the Day, January 30, 2016

Gliding toward one of the hundreds of untouched mountainsides in the high backcountry of Denali National Park in Alaska, a ...

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