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Reflecting the Ages
Photo of the Day, February 1, 2014
"While in Beijing last year, my travel buddy and I stumbled out of our hotel around 5 a.m. and ...
Mourning in Romania
Photo of the Day, January 30, 2014
Funeral ceremony, Romania
"The composition and perspective work together very well here. I like how the delicate flowers so neatly ...
A Study in Pink
Photo of the Day, January 29, 2014
"We took off in a Cessna from a little dusty airstrip just beside Lake Turkana in northern Kenya," says Your ...
Here Be Dragons
Photo of the Day, January 28, 2014
An adult Komodo dragon hangs out near Indonesia's Komodo village. With people living inside the dragon-protecting Komodo National Park ...
Photo of the Day, January 27, 2014
Night view of Sunndalsøra, Norway, a town surrounded by spectacular mountains
"I love seeing the pulse of life cozily tucked ...
Photo of the Day, January 26, 2014
“On a good day in the field, a birder might see a flock of birds,” writes photographer Réka Zsimon of ...
Photo of the Day, January 25, 2014
Before dawn during India's Maha Kumbh Mela—the largest religious festival in the world—an old woman performs puja ...
Photo of the Day, January 23, 2014
Like a presiding spirit, the cathedral—duomo in Italian—of Santa Maria del Fiore keeps watch over the streetscapes of ...
Photo of the Day, January 22, 2014
Canada's Yukon backcountry hides sublime surprises, such as Azure Lake in the rugged Ogilvie Mountains. Glacial meltwater laden with ...
A Visit to Zavareh
Photo of the Day, January 21, 2014
An ancient castle in the old town of Zavareh, Iran
There is a cinematic quality to this photograph—and to ...
Petroglyphs by Night
Photo of the Day, January 20, 2014
"Imagine if we could speak to the earliest Americans," writes Your Shot contributor Joseph Thomas, who submitted this picture to ...
Photo of the Day, January 19, 2014
Colonial architecture in Campeche, Yucatán, Mexico
What could be an almost too quiet scene of solid blocks of color comes ...
Photo of the Day, January 18, 2014
Determined to finish a new route, superclimber Alex Honnold dangles from an overhang on Oman's Musandam Peninsula. After pushing ...
Photo of the Day, January 17, 2014
Having gorged on salmon to lay on fat for hibernation, a grizzly wears a coat of ice in Canada's ...
Photo of the Day, January 16, 2014
"I cannot describe the eerie feeling I had when I walked in on this scene," writes Julie Fletcher of this ...
The Pilgrim Bride
Photo of the Day, January 15, 2014
"A newlywed bride waits for her husband before boarding the special train in Kamlapur Railway Station in Dhaka, Bangladesh," writes ...
Photo of the Day, January 14, 2014
Close-up of a sea star at Pomene Estuary, Mozambique
Looking at this underwater gem, I feel as if I could ...
At Play on the Black Sea
Photo of the Day, January 13, 2014
A young man jumps into the Black Sea near Novorossiysk, Russia. In 1942, the town was occupied by Germans, but ...
Searching for Signals
Photo of the Day, January 11, 2014
Impoverished African migrants crowd the night shore of Djibouti city, trying to capture inexpensive cell signals from neighboring Somalia—a ...
Photo of the Day, January 9, 2014
Circassians tour their ancestral homeland in the Caucasus, where the Russian Empire carried out a brutal military campaign in the ...
Obscuring Old Faithful
Photo of the Day, January 8, 2014
Using the ground beneath his feet as a canvas, photographer Abelardo Morell inspires fresh appreciation for America's national parks ...
Bearing the Changes
Photo of the Day, January 7, 2014
"A polar bear peers up from beneath the melting sea ice on Hudson Bay as the setting midnight sun glows ...
Arriving for Prayer
Photo of the Day, January 6, 2014
Wrapped in white to symbolize purity, women arrive for prayer at an Ethiopian Orthodox church in Asaita. An increasing number ...
Photo of the Day, January 5, 2014
Experts thought cougars rarely socialize, but F51, a female living near Grand Teton National Park, traveled and fed with another ...
Into the Swarm
Photo of the Day, January 4, 2014
Oppression, interaction, collaboration. In the life cycle of nature nothing is lost, but the coexistence of different species is sometimes ...
Kimbe Bay's Movable Feast
Photo of the Day, January 2, 2014
Animals that look like plants, feather star crinoids sweep plankton from the waters of Kimbe Bay on the coast of ...
Snowy Day in Bucovina
Photo of the Day, January 1, 2014
Winter enwraps a quiet corner of Romania's Bucovina region in this 2013 photo by Your Shot contributor Bogdan Comanescu ...
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