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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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Picture of people and a baby in a boat in Cambodia

Still Waters

Photo of the Day, May 23, 2016

A baby naps in a rowboat on the Tonle Sap in Cambodia. The lake supports a massive freshwater ecosystem, which ...

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Picture of French Valley in Torres del Paine, Chile

Patagonian Paradise

Photo of the Day, May 20, 2016

The renowned beauty of Chile’s Patagonia region is exemplified in this photo of French Valley in Torres del Paine ...

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Picture of stars over a dead tree in Dead Vlei, Namibia

In the Dead of Night

Photo of the Day, May 19, 2016

The skies are in constant movement over the stillness of Dead Vlei in Namibia. Dead Vlei, meaning “dead marsh,” is ...

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Picture of lake and mountains in Chile

High and Dry

Photo of the Day, May 15, 2016

Chile’s Miscanti Lagoon licks at the arid and stark Altiplano. The lagoon is located at more than 13,000 ...

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Picture of a monk in front of Bayon Temple in Cambodia

Reflections

Photo of the Day, May 14, 2016

In Cambodia’s Angkor Thom, a Buddhist monk looks upon Bayon Temple—and possibly considers its secrets. “Here’s a ...

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Picture of gulls flying over a beached boat in India

Seeing Double

Photo of the Day, May 13, 2016

Gulls soaring over the beach in Alibag, India, cast precise shadows over the sand and water, seeming to double their ...

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Picture of the Peak 2 Peak gondola in British Columbia

The High Life

Photo of the Day, May 12, 2016

Your Shot member Heather West provides a rainy-day view from the Peak 2 Peak gondola, which spans 2.7 miles ...

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Picture of the Milky Way at night in Arches National Park

Overarching Splendor

Photo of the Day, May 10, 2016

The Milky Way blazes a spectacular trail of color over Sand Dune Arch in Utah’s Arches National Park. The ...

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Picture of the beach in Big Sur, California

Wild Beauty in Big Sur

Photo of the Day, May 5, 2016

The exoticism of Big Sur, California, is on vivid display in this colorful photo submitted by Your Shot member Israel ...

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Picture of people on a snowy beach in the Lofoten Islands

Arctic Surf

Photo of the Day, May 2, 2016

Surfers wait for the perfect icy swell at this seemingly unlikely surfing spot: Unstad Beach in Norway’s Lofoten Islands ...

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Picture of trees in a forest in Finland

Sylvan Serenity

Photo of the Day, April 29, 2016

A light, milky mist and a wall of rigid trees prevent too deep a look into this forest in Länsi-Aure ...

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Picture of a watershed from above in Iceland

A Watershed Moment

Photo of the Day, April 26, 2016

Water in Iceland's Ölfusá River flows around sandbars toward the Atlantic Ocean. The Ölfusá is Iceland's largest river ...

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Picture of a hiker in the Hang Son Doong cave in Vietnam

A Jungle Down There

Photo of the Day, April 21, 2016

A hiker is dwarfed by the massive proportions of Hang Son Doong, the largest cave in the world, located in ...

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Picture of a person on a beach in Lofoten Islands, Norway

Waiting for What's Next

Photo of the Day, April 19, 2016

Looking like a world unto itself, this moonlit landscape of snow-covered peaks looming over a village in the Lofoten Islands ...

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Picture of a plane flying over the Iceland landscape

Rugged Beauty

Photo of the Day, April 16, 2016

A small plane sweeps over Iceland in this photo submitted by Your Shot member Aya Okawa. The aerial shot offers ...

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Picture of a sailboat in front of a blood moon

Sailor's Delight

Photo of the Day, April 13, 2016

Your Shot member Michael Hannig submitted this shot of what he calls a “journey to the moon.” A blood moon ...

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Picture of a waterfall in Mauritius

A Natural Rush

Photo of the Day, April 11, 2016

Your Shot member Victoria Komarevych shared this photo of Chamarel Falls as it cascades more than 300 feet into a ...

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Picture of a man standing in a lake in India

Sunrise Ritual

Photo of the Day, April 10, 2016

A man balances on a stone protruding from Kolavai Lake in India’s Tamil Nadu state, an area known for ...

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Picture of a snowy landscape at night in Lapland, Finland

"A Magical Night"

Photo of the Day, April 8, 2016

In Finland, a scattering of trees draped in heavy snow crosses the landscape, and the northern lights toss ribbons of ...

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Picture of a volcanic green lake in Lanzarote, Spain

Curious Colors

Photo of the Day, April 6, 2016

Your Shot member Melissa Leak submitted this photo of Lanzarote’s Green Lagoon, which sports a unique, acidic color due ...

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Picture of the Milky Way and light trails on a Colorado road

Light the Way

Photo of the Day, April 4, 2016

The Milky Way glitters over a Colorado highway in this long-exposure photo submitted by Your Shot member Stephen Scarlett. “As ...

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Picture of elephants at sunrise in Surin, Thailand

Shake the Dust Off

Photo of the Day, April 3, 2016

Dust stirred by heavy elephant footsteps is shot through with light as the sun rises over Surin, Thailand. Communities in ...

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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 man fishing in a clear river in India

In the Clear

Photo of the Day, March 29, 2016

From his vantage point, Mohnish Bisht was able to capture the stunning clarity of the Umngot River in Meghalaya, a ...

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Picture of a swan on a bay in Montenegro

Float On

Photo of the Day, March 24, 2016

While standing on the shore in Orahovac, Montenegro, this sunrise scene appeared before photographer and Your Shot member Aleksandra Bošković ...

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Picture of a moss-covered lava field in Iceland

A Mossy Eruption 

Photo of the Day, March 22, 2016

An Iceland road trip afforded Your Shot member Dylan Shaw an opportunity to photograph one of the country’s geological ...

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