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Picture of a stretching lioness in Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

A Slow Stretch

Photo of the Day, June 27, 2016

As ominously low clouds loom over the savanna, a lioness stretches—seemingly in no hurry to take cover—in Kenya ...

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Picture of children and a dog playing in a pond in Arkansas

A Fetching Diversion

Photo of the Day, June 19, 2016

“The kids [were] sick and it [had] been raining for 24 hours … We decided to drive to the neighbor’s ...

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Picture of a seven-gill shark near Cape Town, South Africa

Underwater Wonderland

Photo of the Day, June 12, 2016

“You don’t need to travel far from cities to visit Narnia,” Your Shot member Tracey Jennings reminds us. This ...

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Picture of a window and bridge in Mumbai, India

In Good Shape

Photo of the Day, May 31, 2016

From his vantage point at the Taj Lands End Hotel in Mumbai, India, Your Shot member Fanil Rajgor made this ...

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Picture of people rinsing off on the beach in Rio de Janiero, Brazil

Summit Meeting

Photo of the Day, May 27, 2016

In the low-angled light of afternoon, a woman and child shower on the beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The ...

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Picture of people sitting in the shade of a large rock in India

Butter Believe Your Eyes

Photo of the Day, May 17, 2016

Your Shot community member Achintya Guchhait captured this photo of brave “travelers and locals taking shelter under a huge rock ...

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Picture of elephants in Tanzania

Protective Pachyderm

Photo of the Day, May 11, 2016

Elephants stroll the Serengeti Plain in Tanzania. Photographer Yaron Schmid was able to capture this image as the herd passed ...

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Picture of a carousel at night in Rome, Italy

Midnight Magic

Photo of the Day, May 9, 2016

On a carousel in Rome, Italy, backlight seems to animate one of the horses. This image was submitted by Your ...

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Picture of sand dunes in Namibia reaching the sea

High Sand and High Seas

Photo of the Day, April 30, 2016

Namibia, on Africa’s southwest coast, is a large country with a harsh landscape. The towering and constantly shifting dunes ...

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Picture of a car stunt in India

Take a Spin

Photo of the Day, April 28, 2016

From his perch on the spectator’s platform, Your Shot member Martin Nittala captured this photo of stunt riders on ...

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Picture of a grizzly bear caught by a camera trap in Yellowstone National Park

Bearly Noticeable

Photo of the Day, April 22, 2016

A camera trap caught a grizzly reaching for fruit in the branches of an apple tree. Grizzlies are frequent visitors ...

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Picture of a lion standing on a rock in Serengeti National Park

Pride and Power

Photo of the Day, April 18, 2016

To Your Shot member Bjorn Persson, the majestic pose struck by this lion in Tanzania's Serengeti National Park recalls ...

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Picture of women gathering fishing nets in Myanmar

Final Preparations

Photo of the Day, April 12, 2016

Ngapali, Myanmar, a coastal area along the Bay of Bengal, is dotted with traditional fishing villages. In this photo shared ...

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Picture of a tree at night in Italy

Night Watch

Photo of the Day, March 31, 2016

On a clear night, a lone tree stands like a sentry over a small hill in Pavullo nel Frignano, Italy ...

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Picture of a person performing a Tibetan ritual

Standing in the Light

Photo of the Day, March 25, 2016

In the northern reaches of China’s Yunnan Province, in the front range of the Himalaya, many of the people ...

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Picture of people fishing in Australia

Gold Coast Party

Photo of the Day, March 11, 2016

Your Shot member T. Zhang snapped this photo of a bevy of people fishing on Australia’s Gold Coast in ...

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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 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 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 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 the Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park

Brilliance in Black and White

Photo of the Day, December 28, 2015

While on her honeymoon, Your Shot community member and photographer Ani Gypps captured this image of the Grand Prismatic Spring ...

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Picture of a gorilla in an enclosure at the Dallas Zoo

Lost in Thought

Photo of the Day, December 25, 2015

This gorilla’s pensive gaze intrigued Your Shot member Daryl Tannis, who made this photo while at the Dallas Zoo ...

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Picture of a tree in Lake Wanaka in New Zealand

Stand in Your Own Light

Photo of the Day, December 21, 2015

In May 2015, Your Shot member Yusri Salleh took his “first photo adventure,” a ten-day trip to New Zealand, where ...

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Picture of person walking on Eureka sand dunes in Death Valley National Park, California

Death Valley Dunes

Photo of the Day, November 26, 2015

The Eureka Dunes in Death Valley National Park offer an eerie soundtrack to visitors who decide to make their way ...

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Picture of trees at the bottom of a sand dune

Shifting Light

Photo of the Day, November 5, 2015

Your Shot member Hamed Tabein made an early morning trek to the desert, just east of Esfahan in Iran, to ...

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Picture of a team of synchronized swimmers underwater

Fluid Movement

Photo of the Day, October 21, 2015

Synchronized swimmers, like this team shown practicing in Singapore, are known for their sharp, precisely timed moves. But Jonathan Yeap ...

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Picture of Lake Hollingsworth in Lakeland, Florida

Serendipitous Scene

Photo of the Day, October 4, 2015

It seems that Mother Nature was in a collaborative mood, helping Your Shot member Dennis Ramos snap an unusual shot ...

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Picture of a light-filled valley taken from Xianggong Hill, China

High Light

Photo of the Day, September 30, 2015

Early morning sunbeams pierce the clouds over a valley in Yangshuo County, China. Your Shot member Matthew Richardson captured the ...

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Picture of a lion pride in Masai Mara, Kenya

Eyes on the Pride

Photo of the Day, September 11, 2015

Your Shot member Paul Lynch captured this “family portrait” while on a long-awaited trip to Kenya’s Masai Mara National ...

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Picture of an aerial view of lines outside the Eiffel Tower in Paris

Curly Queues

Photo of the Day, September 2, 2015

In Paris, the Eiffel Tower attracts nearly seven million visitors a year. Here, lines form and fluctuate beneath La Dame ...

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Picture of waterfalls at Kirkjufell, Iceland

Peeking Kirkjufell

Photo of the Day, August 31, 2015

Located on the coast of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula in western Iceland, Kirkjufell, which means “church mountain,” is said to be ...

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Picture of a man diving into the ocean on Caleta Beach in Cadiz, Spain

Tide Is High

Photo of the Day, August 30, 2015

“Pay attention,” Your Shot member Fran Virues Avila was told by the diver seen here. “My jump will be worthy ...

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Picture of a family walking at sunset, Nicolae Romanescu Park, Craiova, Romania

Over Craiova

Photo of the Day, August 22, 2015

A family takes a sunset walk in Nicolae Romanescu Park in Craiova, a university town in southern Romania. A rich ...

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Picture of sharks and divers swimming off the coast of Cuba

Sea Life

Photo of the Day, August 10, 2015

Divers mingle with sharks in Cuba’s Jardines de la Reina marine preserve, located off the island country’s southern ...

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Picture of a man skiing in the Austrian Alps

Passing By

Photo of the Day, July 30, 2015

Passionate ski mountaineer and Your Shot member Peter Svoboda loves minimalist compositions in his winter-themed mountain photography. Svoboda saw this ...

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Picture of the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey

Dome Sweet Dome

Photo of the Day, June 20, 2015

“Today in Istanbul, Sultan Ahmet Mosque [also known as the Blue Mosque] and Hagia Sophia are surrounded by busy streets ...

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