August 23, 2012

Flamingo, Bolivia

Photograph by David Brickman, Your Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos

Taken at sunrise at Termas de Chalviri, Bolivia, in January 2012. Andean flamingo against the steaming water of the natural hot springs.

(This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot.)

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? The delicate, artistic quality of this photograph really works for me. I’m reminded of a silk screen or a scrim on the stage of an opera or ballet, with the lone flamingo opening the show. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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