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Blackpool Tower, England

Photo of the Day, July 12, 2009

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Blackpool Tower in Blackpool, England, is ...

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Performers, Indonesia

Photo of the Day, July 11, 2009

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Indonesian artists give a final touch ...

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Bike Ride, Cambodia

Photo of the Day, July 10, 2009

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A Khmer girl rides her bicycle ...

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Photo: Active volcano erupting

Puu Oo Vent on Mount Kilauea

Photo of the Day, July 9, 2009

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When Kilauea volcano's Puu Oo ...

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Polar Bear Tussle

Photo of the Day, July 8, 2009

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Polar bears from all over western ...

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Luna Park, Paris

Photo of the Day, July 7, 2009

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The photograph is the result of ...

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Buffalo Portrait, Botswana

Photo of the Day, July 6, 2009

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Their gnarly horns make the buffalo ...

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Great White Egret, Florida

Photo of the Day, July 5, 2009

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This great white egret had been ...

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July Fourth Sparklers

Photo of the Day, July 4, 2009

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Time exposure seems to show a ...

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Wrestling Match, India

Photo of the Day, July 3, 2009

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During a wrestling competition held in ...

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Photo: Mossy rocks along a seashore

Santa Monica Shore

Photo of the Day, July 2, 2009

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The low tide uncovered this vibrant ...

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Beluga Whales, Canada

Photo of the Day, July 1, 2009

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A pod of beluga whales diving ...

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Houseboat, Chong Kneas

Photo of the Day, June 30, 2009

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Living on the water, 14-year-old Moeun Sambor cooks a ...

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The image was taken during the Carnival in the town of Jacmel, Haiti. Carnival in Jacmel is one of the most interesting cultural manifestations in Haiti and in Hispaniola. There are traditional characters that dress up in customs depicting African animals, such as lions and mystical beasts, dragon. In addition, symbolize slaves by painting their bodies in burnt oil and bright paints and dragging chains. Undoubtedly, Carnival in Haiti is one of the Caribbean's least known cultural treasures.

Carnival Portrait, Haiti

Photo of the Day, June 29, 2009

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The image was taken during the Carnival in the ...

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A roadside shoe repairman under the eaves of an old, abandoned government building in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia. Street cobblers are very common on the streets of Hohhot, where extreme weather conditions cause shoes to wear out much faster than in other parts of China.

Street Cobbler, Mongolia

Photo of the Day, June 28, 2009

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A roadside shoe repairman under the eaves of an ...

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On a recent trip to a small town on the Brazilian/Bolivian border, I found this man tending a burning field of debris and vegetation. Something as mundane as this may seem like a daily, necessary chore to one man, while offering a symbolic portrait of tranquil repose to another.

Smoky Trees

Photo of the Day, June 27, 2009

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On a recent trip to a small town on ...

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All from the Fair-Do's booth, where crazy hairstyles are cranked out for less than $18 each. Shown are Bridgit (taller, in blue shirt) and Bergen Blackwell, of 817 N. Tyrol Trail, Golden Valley, MN 55416. Contact for the fair is Brienna Schuette, Marketing and Communications manager, MN State Fair, 1265 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul, MN 55108. Phone is 651-288-4452. E-mail is Brienna.Schuette@mnstatefair.org

Fair-Do Booth, Minnesota

Photo of the Day, June 26, 2009

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Fun for all ages! Minnesota sisters Bridgit and Bergen ...

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Photo: Aurora borealis

Aurora Borealis, Manitoba Canada

Photo of the Day, June 25, 2009

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The aurora borealis as seen from the subarctic tundra ...

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Taken in Myanmar, Rakkhine. These people said that your wishes will come true if  you pray that buddha statue in the evening before sunset.

Buddha Statue, Myanmar

Photo of the Day, June 24, 2009

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Taken in Myanmar, Rakkhine. These people said that your ...

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Shot during sailing on the Ngo Dong river

Rowboat, Ngo Dong River

Photo of the Day, June 23, 2009

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Shot during sailing on the Ngo Dong River


This ...

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Photo: Men fishing near waterfalls

Snoqualmie Falls, Washington

Photo of the Day, June 22, 2009

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Sunrise filtering through the rising mist at the base ...

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Ta Prohm Ruins

Photo of the Day, June 21, 2009

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Strangler fig trees and creeping lichens devour ruins at ...

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While riding in the tracking car, following commercial hot-air balloons filled with paid riders in the Serengeti (Tanzania), we found that we didn't appear to be the only ones keeping an eye on the sky. This female lion traveled slowly in front of us for quite some distance, but finally turned and glared back at us, then within a few seconds, totaly disappeared into the nearby brush.

Hot Air Balloons, Tanzania

Photo of the Day, June 20, 2009

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While riding in the tracking car, following commercial hot-air ...

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File Name:  30797669-826e-4c47-a0c2-8bbde97d376f.jpg   First Name: John   Last Name: Power   Email: powerj@verizon.net   Phone: 914-271-3221   Description: Taken in 1995 in Baltimore from Amtrack Metroliner Train while moving. I comutted every week on Monday morning from Penn Station for a period of two months. It is a lesson in carrying a camera wherever you go.

Baltimore City Street

Photo of the Day, June 19, 2009

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Taken in 1995 in Baltimore from Amtrak Metroliner Train ...

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Photo: Ride at a state fair at night

State Fair Ride, Kansas

Photo of the Day, June 18, 2009

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A glowing top in a dizzying spin, the Remix ...

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We went for a mother's day lunch and no one else was in this old diner in Sonoma, California except us. The children thought it was so much fun to have the place to ourselves and made themselves right at home.

Diner, Sonoma, California

Photo of the Day, June 17, 2009

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We went for a mother's day lunch and ...

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Photo: Angkor Wat at twilight

Angkor Wat at Twilight

Photo of the Day, June 16, 2009

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Icon of Khmer civilization, Angkor Wat in Cambodia endures ...

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Fishing for white fish with Peter Wimmer, should be in the text. 4830 Hallstatt, Markt 169 Mobil (0664) 383 49 25 peter.wimmer@bundesforste.at  Other people in the boat- man with white beard- Leo Pilz Koydenpunojankatu 8 C 69 00180 Helsinki leo.pilz@gmail.com  Born and raised  in Halstatt, comes home every summer. "It's like coming back to the end of the world" he loves to fish and hike in the glaciers.  Young boy- Manuel Wallner

Lake Hallstattersee, Austria

Photo of the Day, June 15, 2009

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Early one foggy morning, fisherman Peter Wimmer leaves a ...

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Wedding of Geovanny Aguilar Carlozama and Cristina Churuchumbi in Zuleta. The community is so closely tied to the Hacienda, that guests are always invited to participate in the events and fiestas that take place in the town.

Wedding Guest, Ecuador

Photo of the Day, June 14, 2009

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Wedding of Geovanny Aguilar Carlozama and Cristina Churuchumbi in ...

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Photo: Stonehenge under colorful sky

Stonehenge at Twilight, England

Photo of the Day, June 13, 2009

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Lights in nearby Amesbury set low-hanging clouds aglow, and ...

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File Name:  468cd0ec-8e73-45f7-b90a-7a4666858a41.jpg   First Name: Lana   Last Name: Williams   Email: lpwilliams@hughes.net   Phone: 606-376-8818   Description: I saw this older couple walking along the beach at Ormond Beach and thought how great it  looked seeing them hand in hand still after all these years. I think that you can see that the  husband is helping his wife along.

Ormond Beach

Photo of the Day, June 12, 2009

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I saw this older couple walking along the beach ...

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Photo: Swan with spread wings

Swan on the River Avon

Photo of the Day, June 11, 2009

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Captured one morning along the River Avon, this beautiful ...

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Photo: Football stadium at twilight

Football Stadium at Sunset, Colorado

Photo of the Day, June 10, 2009

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An amazing view of the sun setting behind the ...

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A couple dances the tango at a club in the San Telmo district.

Tango, Buenos Aires

Photo of the Day, June 9, 2009

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A rainy day leaves empty tables, but the show ...

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Photo: Parents watching their daughter’s performance

Traveling Family Circus

Photo of the Day, June 8, 2009

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Parents watch their daughter's performance at a traveling ...

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A peculiar style of fishing in Pascuaro Lake Mexico

Fisherman, Mexico

Photo of the Day, June 7, 2009

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A peculiar style of fishing in Pascuaro Lake Mexico ...

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