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Photo of the Day : Landscapes

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Picture of Sandy Island, Anguilla, from above

Sandy Oasis

Photo of the Day, August 21, 2016

Anguilla, a British territory in the Caribbean, is a nation of tranquility, but Sandy Island takes it to another level ...

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Picture of dog sitting in field in Chino Hills, California

Golden Hills

Photo of the Day, August 20, 2016

Your Shot photographer Hannah Overeem captured this shot of her dog, Badger, an Australian cattle dog, in Chino Hills, California ...

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Picture of a stream of water flowing through the narrow Olo Canyon in Arizona

Hidden Gem

Photo of the Day, August 19, 2016

Forged by the wear of water rushing over rocks, Olo Canyon in Arizona is concealed inside the Grand Canyon. Its ...

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Picture of hand holding eagle feather with eagle flying in background, India

'You Dropped Something!'

Photo of the Day, August 17, 2016

Your Shot photographer Suyash Mehta gained a souvenir from a passing eagle in Satara, India: a long feather. India is ...

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Picture of lightning flashes over Lake Ontario at night

A Flash in the Distance

Photo of the Day, August 15, 2016

Flashes of lightning illuminate the night sky above Lake Ontario, as seen from an overlook in Lyndonville, New York—located ...

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Picture of flooded rice fields, Y Ty, Vietnam

Flood of Color

Photo of the Day, August 14, 2016

Floods bring a mosaic of color to the rice fields of Y Ty, Vietnam. The wet season typically lasts from ...

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Picture of birds gathered on a natural bridge at Natural Bridges State Beach, Santa Cruz, California

A Popular Perch

Photo of the Day, August 12, 2016

Birds gather on a rock formation—a popular attraction for both seabirds and people—at Natural Bridges State Beach in ...

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Picture of the summit area of Haleakalā volcano in Haleakalā National Park, Hawaii

Life on Mars

Photo of the Day, August 9, 2016

Your Shot member Bryan Geiger’s early morning visit to the summit area of Haleakalā volcano in Hawaii’s Haleakalā ...

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Picture of a pair of horses in a desert landscape in Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Arizona

Western Spirit

Photo of the Day, August 8, 2016

Framing an expansive blue sky, desert buttes, and a pair of majestic horses, Your Shot member Nora Feddal captures the ...

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Picture of Havasu Falls in Arizona at night illuminated by a headlamp

Night Falls

Photo of the Day, August 7, 2016

By day, the water of Arizona's Havasu Falls is a remarkable, bright blue-green. In this image submitted by Jes ...

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Picture of a flock of pelicans seen from above on the Colorado River, Mexico

Pelican Party

Photo of the Day, August 4, 2016

Pelicans, seen from above in this aerial shot submitted by Your Shot community member Stas Bartnikas, congregate on the Colorado ...

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Picture of a lightning bolt and storm clouds over Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, Arizona, Utah

Hot Rock

Photo of the Day, August 2, 2016

Spiking from inky storm clouds, a white-hot thunderbolt spears the plateau during a summer storm in Vermilion Cliffs National Monument ...

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Picture of a rose-tinted landscape at sunset at Vestrahorn mountain in Iceland 

Rose-Tinted Spectacle

Photo of the Day, July 31, 2016

Sunset splashes a rosy tint over the landscape in this image submitted by Fabrizio Fortuna. The mountain is the 1 ...

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Picture of cypress trees in Lake Camécuaro, Mexico

Old Guard

Photo of the Day, July 29, 2016

“Hundreds of old cypresses guard the perimeter of Lake Camécuaro and its turquoise-colored, crystal clear water,” Javier Eduardo Alvarez writes ...

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Picture of a pasture in Monti Sibillini National Park, Italy

Valley of Shadow

Photo of the Day, July 26, 2016

In this photo submitted by Your Shot community member Emanuele Zallocco, a bale of hay casts a long shadow in ...

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Picture of a rainbow over Zion National Park, Utah

Weather the Storm

Photo of the Day, July 21, 2016

Waiting for a storm to pass in Utah’s Zion National Park paid off for Your Shot member RJ Hooper ...

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Picture of a ranger surveying a lava field in Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Hot Spot

Photo of the Day, July 20, 2016

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Virunga National Park, a ranger surveys a new lava field created by ...

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Picture of men chatting on an overlook in the Sarawat Mountains

Friends in High Places

Photo of the Day, July 18, 2016

While men chat on a perch in the Sarawat Mountains, sun rays create a dramatic sky over the valley below ...

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Picture of a harvesting machine and two trucks in a crystallizing pond near the Great Salt Lake, Utah

Precious Mineral

Photo of the Day, July 17, 2016

A harvesting machine gathers salt from a crystallizing pond near the Great Salt Lake in Utah. The briny lake is ...

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Picture of Greek ruins at sunset

Ruins of Worship

Photo of the Day, July 14, 2016

In Greece, twilight bathes the ruins of the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia at Delphi and its tholos, a circular building ...

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Picture of two people crossing a rope bridge in disrepair in northern Pakistan

By a Thread

Photo of the Day, July 12, 2016

In northern Pakistan’s Hunza region, travelers cross what’s often called the most dangerous bridge in the world: the ...

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Picture of a red-colored tree surrounded by green vegetation in Horton Plains, Sri Lanka

Plain View

Photo of the Day, July 10, 2016

A lone red-colored tree stands amid a sea of lush greenery in Sri Lanka’s Horton Plains. Your Shot member ...

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Picture of a rainbow over Havasu Falls in Arizona

Once-in-a-Lifetime View

Photo of the Day, July 6, 2016

A rainbow adds magic to an already paradisiacal scene captured by Your Shot member Cory Mottice at Havasu Falls, Arizona ...

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Picture of an ice cave on Lake Baikal in Siberia

Crystal Cave

Photo of the Day, July 5, 2016

An ice cave beckons on Lake Baikal, the world’s oldest and deepest freshwater lake, located in Siberia. Photographers eager ...

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Picture of a river in Iceland from the air

Fire and Ice

Photo of the Day, July 3, 2016

A dramatic sunset colors Iceland’s landscape and sky. Your Shot member Konrad Kulis captured this aerial shot while “en ...

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Picture of a natural hole in the ocean in Oregon

Into the Deep

Photo of the Day, June 30, 2016

Seawater pours into the gaping maw of Thor’s Well in this photo submitted by Gary Fua. Located in Oregon ...

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Picture of lavender fields in Provence, France

Picturesque Provence

Photo of the Day, June 24, 2016

A single tree seems to throw forth robust, undulating rows of lavandin, a variety of lavender, in Provence, France. Lavender ...

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Picture of Dry Creek Falls in Oregon

A Cold Shower

Photo of the Day, June 23, 2016

Your Shot community member Robert Melgar offers a thrilling view of the 74-foot drop at the lower end of Oregon ...

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Picture of a skier in Hakuba, Japan

Powdery Playground

Photo of the Day, June 16, 2016

A skier takes a route through the trees in Hakuba, Japan. Situated in the Japanese Alps, Hakuba is a favorite ...

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Picture of legs sticking out of a tent at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Arizona

A Perfect View

Photo of the Day, June 15, 2016

The sun’s rays set flame to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park’s most recognizable land features: the Mittens, the ...

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Picture of elephants from the air in the Okavango Delta

A Maze of Grass

Photo of the Day, June 14, 2016

A herd of elephants makes its way through Botswana’s Okavango Delta. “These animals move through the shallow waters of ...

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Picture of ice on Lake Baikal

Crackling Cold

Photo of the Day, June 13, 2016

The icy surface of Russia’s Lake Baikal cracks around the rocky outcropping of Elenka Island. Photographer Anton Petrus braved ...

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Picture of a train passing through Del Mar in California

Painted Passing

Photo of the Day, June 10, 2016

A train zips down the coastline in the beach city Del Mar, north of San Diego, California. Your Shot photographer ...

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Picture of a volcano in Hawaii

House of the Sun

Photo of the Day, June 8, 2016

Haleakalā is a massive dormant shield volcano on the Hawaiian island Maui, and Your Shot photographer RJ Bridges caught it ...

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Picture of lightning striking Uluru in Australia

A Striking View

Photo of the Day, May 28, 2016

Streaking from a sky as red as the earth, lightning strikes the famous dome-shaped, sandstone monolith Uluru, also known as ...

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Picture of an island in Sweden from the air

Dream House

Photo of the Day, May 26, 2016

During the last ice age, Sweden was covered by a blanket of ice. When the land thawed, myriad streams, rivers ...

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