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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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Picture of water rushing into a cove in South Africa

Memories Rush In

Photo of the Day, January 29, 2016

Water—and memories—rush in for Pieter Russouw in his photo of a cove in Yzerfontein, a small town on ...

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Picture of children on a homemade boat on the Kalinganga River in Bangladesh

A Clean Getaway

Photo of the Day, January 28, 2016

Children make their escape during bath time in the Kaliganga River. Your Shot member Apu Jaman captured the photo-worthy moment ...

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Picture of a street scene reflected on a window in Montpellier, France

Reflections

Photo of the Day, January 27, 2016

Your Shot member Yuri Rasin found a clever way to capture the scene in Place de la Comédie, Montpellier, France ...

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Picture of light streaming through trees in the Netherlands

Cold Light of Day

Photo of the Day, January 26, 2016

After a cold night, morning sunlight shoots through the mist, inspiring Your Shot member Andrew George to capture the moment ...

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Picture of people covered in red dust for Holi celebrations in India

Cheery Red

Photo of the Day, January 25, 2016

Tarun Chhabra’s 15-year effort to capture Indian culture in a “self-initiated” photo project has yielded this “good and rare ...

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Picture of two children looking at sea life at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta

Fleeting Glances

Photo of the Day, January 24, 2016

Fish and preschoolers consider one another in this image submitted by Your Shot member Jennifer Giliberto. She made this photo ...

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Picture of a white weasel in the snow in Montana

Flash of White

Photo of the Day, January 23, 2016

A blurry flash caught Your Shot member Cindy Herzog’s eye as she and her husband drove along Montana’s ...

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Picture of boys skateboarding on Venice Beach in California

Boys of Dogtown

Photo of the Day, January 22, 2016

Venice Beach is one of the most legendary skateboard spots there is—not just in Southern California, but around the ...

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Picture of a sea lion in a mossy forest in New Zealand

A Mossy Bed

Photo of the Day, January 21, 2016

Endangered New Zealand sea lions are often found in the rata forests of their home nation’s Auckland Islands. Thanks ...

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Picture of tourists gazing at Iguazú Falls from above

Falls Down

Photo of the Day, January 20, 2016

Your Shot member Thomas Major saw the opportunity to create this image from above while in Foz do Iguaçu in ...

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Picture of aurora borealis in Iceland at night

Dancing on Ice

Photo of the Day, January 19, 2016

Seeking out the aurora borealis can lead to some sleepless nights, as Your Shot member Gheorghe Popa can attest. Popa ...

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Picture of a valley in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah

Wind Down

Photo of the Day, January 18, 2016

Your Shot member Vic Buhay went on a photo road trip with a colleague through Utah and Arizona. At their ...

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Picture of grizzly bears walking down Park Road in Denali National Park, Alaska

Bear Jam

Photo of the Day, January 17, 2016

A mother grizzly and her cubs cause a “bear jam” on Denali National Park and Preserve’s 92-mile-long Park Road ...

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Picture of men practicing drums at Kerala Kalamandalam, India

Beat the Drum

Photo of the Day, January 16, 2016

Students study the chenda, or wooden drum, at India’s Kerala Kalamandalam, a famous art and culture school. “After a ...

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Aerial picture of an evaporation pond in Utah

The Blues

Photo of the Day, January 15, 2016

Your Shot community member Jassen Todorov flew his plane through turbulent air to get this shot of an evaporation pond ...

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