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Picture of teenagers at the Fete de la Mare festival in Guinea

Fête de la Mare

Photo of the Day, April 16, 2014

"I was working on a one-year assignment in Diankana, Guinea, a village on a tributary of the Niger River," says ...

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Picture of dolphins in the Bahamas

Surfacing

Photo of the Day, April 3, 2014

"I was in Bimini in the Bahamas shooting hammerhead sharks, and after a few weeks I decided to take a ...

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Picture of a man standing in an underground river tunnel in London

The Other Underground

Photo of the Day, March 23, 2014

"I've long held a fascination with unseen spaces, and when I first heard about the vast number of lost ...

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Picture of a hammerhead shark swimming among a school of fish, Galapagos Islands

Lone Shark

Photo of the Day, March 9, 2014

Your Shot member Denis Nezhentsev captured this underwater scene, a recent Daily Dozen selection, during a dive safari near Wolf ...

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Picture of sheep on a hillside in Saudi Arabia

Fleeting Sheep

Photo of the Day, February 18, 2014

"I saw this herd of sheep while driving in the mountains outside the town of Al Bahah during a photography ...

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Picture of a facade in Taipei, Taiwan

Fixing Up a Facade

Photo of the Day, February 9, 2014

"I was on the way to a friend's house, which happens to be adjacent to this [building under] renovation ...

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Herd of deer lured into the corral for miscalculation.

Ahead of the Herd

Photo of the Day, February 7, 2014

"I've been working on a photographic survey, 'The Saami of Russia,' for 22 years (since 1991)," writes Your Shot ...

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Picture of a woman in front of a castle in the town of Zavareh, Iran

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 ...

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Picture of a black rhino and a zebra standing on the Laikipia plains of Kenya

A Plain Difference

Photo of the Day, January 12, 2014

A black rhino and two zebras stand on Kenya's Laikipia Plains.

This photo and caption were submitted to Your ...

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Picture of a rhinoceros in Zimbabwe’s Matopos National Park

Imperiled Rhino

Photo of the Day, December 20, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Photo Contest Images

Zimbabwe's Matopos National Park had 86 white ...

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Picture of Skogafoss, a waterfall in Iceland

Skógafoss, Iceland

Photo of the Day, December 15, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Photo Contest Images

Skógafoss, one of the largest waterfalls in Iceland ...

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Picture of a canopy of leaves in Berlin

Tree Canopy, Berlin

Photo of the Day, December 13, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Photo Contest Images

While studying in Florence, Italy, I went on ...

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Picture of a fish skeleton washed up on the shore of the St. Lawrence River

Skeleton, St. Lawrence River

Photo of the Day, November 22, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Shots

While walking along the St. Lawrence River in Quebec City I ...

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Picture of a Holy Week procession in Guatemala

Holy Week Procession, Guatemala

Photo of the Day, November 19, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Shots

This photo was taken during a procession in Antigua Guatemala during ...

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Picture of whirling dervishes in Ankara, Turkey

Ankara, Turkey

Photo of the Day, August 23, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: City Pictures

Whirling dervishes perform the ritual dance of the Sufi sect in ...

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Picture of a street in Baia Mare, Romania

Baia Mare, Romania

Photo of the Day, August 16, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: City Pictures

The city of Baia Mare in northwestern Romania is known for ...

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Picture of a man standing against the backdrop of Bay Bridge construction, San Francisco

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

Photo of the Day, August 14, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: City Pictures

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is a work-in-progress in this picture ...

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Picture of a street in Limassol, Cyprus

Limassol, Cyprus

Photo of the Day, August 9, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: City Pictures

Arches frame a street in Limassol, Cyprus—also called Lemesos—in ...

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Picture of the Mall of Asia in the Philippines

Mall of Asia, Manila

Photo of the Day, August 4, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: City Pictures

Structural engineer and Your Shot community member Akira Takaue captured this ...

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Picture of a riding coach with her horse in Israel

Jerusalem, Israel

Photo of the Day, July 1, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

Riding coach Ester and her horse Mirage, part of a horse ...

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Picture of a cow walking on a street in Romania

Cow, Romania

Photo of the Day, June 30, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos

This picture was taken in a small village in central Romania ...

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Picture of a patron at a Parisian cafe

Cafe Patron, Paris

Photo of the Day, June 15, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos

I don't claim the status of a photographer, I just ...

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Picture of Tokyo skyline at night

Tokyo, Japan

Photo of the Day, June 11, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos

One cold silent night on Oshiage in Sumida, there stood the ...

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Picture of bathers in the Mayurakshi River in India

Bathers, India

Photo of the Day, June 9, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos

This shot was taken from a bridge. I found them bathing ...

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Picture of the interior of the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul

Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

Photo of the Day, June 3, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos

An interior shot of the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey

This ...

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Picture of llamas and their herder traversing the Huacahuasi Pass in Peru

Llamas, Peru

Photo of the Day, May 23, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

After a couple of days trekking across the ...

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Picture of a street in Kreuzberg, a predominantly Turkish neighborhood in Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Photo of the Day, May 17, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

I was waiting for the train at Schlesisches ...

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Picture of a surfer taken underwater in Broulee, Australia

Surfer, Australia

Photo of the Day, May 1, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

During my summer holidays I spend a few ...

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Picture of a funnel cloud over a cornfield in Minnesota

Funnel Cloud, Minnesota

Photo of the Day, April 18, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

Northfield, Minnesota
Born in a bruising supercell, a funnel ...

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Picture of zebras gathered at the edge of a river in Tanzania

Zebras, Serengeti

Photo of the Day, April 4, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

Image taken in the Serengeti in Tanzania during the ...

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Picture of a pedestrian walking in the snow in Belarus

Footprints, Belarus

Photo of the Day, February 28, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos

Mozyr, Gomel region, Belarus, April 2012

(This photo and caption were ...

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Picture of a cook on a ferry in Myanmar

Ferry, Myanmar

Photo of the Day, February 23, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos

This photo was taken on the ferry that goes to Mrauk ...

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Picture of children playing cricket in Bangladesh

Cricket Game, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, February 18, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos

Due to the effect of climate change, in 2007 Tropical Cyclone ...

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Picture of a black trevally and a school of sardines

Black Trevally and Sardines

Photo of the Day, February 15, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos

A black trevally letting the sardines get used to it before ...

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Picture of buildings seen through a facade, Detroit

Building Facade, Detroit

Photo of the Day, February 9, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos

My earliest memories of Detroit are of the doors locking when ...

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Photo was taken in Haiti, Jeremie , long exposure, local fisherman try to selvage the ship that got stock  , they using waves to bring pieces of the ship back to the shore,

Fishers, Haiti

Photo of the Day, February 5, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos

This long-exposure photo was taken in Jeremie, Haiti, as local fishermen ...

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