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Photo of the Day : Landscapes

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Photo: Cowboy riding a horse across an open plain

West Texas Cowboy

Photo of the Day, October 20, 2010

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If there is an image of mine that captures ...

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Photo: Lake at night

Lake McKenzie

Photo of the Day, October 18, 2010

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One of dozens of lakes on the island, Lake ...

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Photo: Mount St. Helens shadow

Mount St. Helens Shadow

Photo of the Day, October 10, 2010

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Even with its top 1,300 feet (396 meters ...

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Photo: Aerial view of sand

Lencois Maranhenses National Park, Brazil

Photo of the Day, October 7, 2010

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Waves of sand, firmed by an overnight rain, flow ...

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Photo: Twisted tree

Wind River Roadless Area, Wyoming

Photo of the Day, October 6, 2010

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No signs point the way here, only the arthritic ...

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Photo: A stepped path covered in autumn leaves

Autumn Leaves, Japan

Photo of the Day, September 30, 2010

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"The road gods beckoned." Thus the poet Matsuo Basho ...

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Photo: Heavy fog shrouding a city skyline

Lions Gate Bridge, Vancouver

Photo of the Day, September 28, 2010

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I was in British Columbia last June for a ...

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Photo: Small wood church

Wood Church, Greenland

Photo of the Day, September 26, 2010

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Erik the Red killed a man in Iceland over ...

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Photo: Beach grass in the wind

Beach Grass, Scotland

Photo of the Day, September 24, 2010

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Marram beach grass blowing on the coast of the ...

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Photo: Walkway in a bamboo forest

Bamboo Forest, Japan

Photo of the Day, September 21, 2010

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A shot taken from the path while entering the ...

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Photo: Glacial meltwater flowing across rocks

Tasermiut Fjord, Greenland

Photo of the Day, September 19, 2010

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Glacial meltwater flows into Tasermiut fjord in south Greenland ...

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Photo: Mountain landscape

Hengill Mountain, Iceland

Photo of the Day, September 14, 2010

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Hengill mountain is close to Reykjavik and is famous ...

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Photo: Autumn landscape

Autumn Landscape

Photo of the Day, September 12, 2010

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Autumn colors are a beautiful subject to shoot. This ...

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Photo: Tundra grasses and berries

Tundra Landscape, Russia

Photo of the Day, September 10, 2010

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Rolling off Kronotsky Volcano, an autumn storm billows toward ...

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Photo: Sunrise over hills

Painted Hills, Oregon Sunrise

Photo of the Day, September 4, 2010

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Sunrise on the Painted Hills at John Day Fossil ...

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Photo: Storm clouds over canyons

Storm Clouds, Grand Canyon National Park

Photo of the Day, September 3, 2010

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Storm clouds clear to reveal frosted cliffs near Point ...

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Photo: Florida swamp

Big Cypress Reservation, Florida

Photo of the Day, September 1, 2010

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In the green firmament of a slough, galaxies of ...

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Photo: Fires at night

Los Angeles Wildfires

Photo of the Day, August 28, 2010

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"From the view I had at ...

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Photo: Woman standing at the summit of a crater

Mount Rainier, Washington

Photo of the Day, August 26, 2010

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"This image is of my wife ...

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Photo: Large orb-like building

National Performing Arts Center, Beijing

Photo of the Day, August 22, 2010

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China's National Performing Arts Center ...

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Photo: Dark storm clouds over a green field

Storm Clouds, South Dakota

Photo of the Day, August 21, 2010

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"Large powerful storms can be nearly ...

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Photo: Horseshoe crabs on a beach

Horseshoe Crabs

Photo of the Day, August 20, 2010

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Horseshoe crabs gather at dusk to ...

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Photo: Rocks and butte formation

Arizona Butte

Photo of the Day, August 19, 2010

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"I was blown away by the ...

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Photo: Geyser spewing hot water

Fly Geyser, Nevada

Photo of the Day, August 14, 2010

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The rising sun illuminates Black Rock ...

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Photo: Fireflies in a field at night

Fireflies

Photo of the Day, August 12, 2010

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"I was spending the Fourth of ...

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Photo: Green rolling hills

Palouse, Washington

Photo of the Day, August 7, 2010

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Sunrise lights up the verdant hills ...

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Photo: Mountain lake

Lake of the Moon, India

Photo of the Day, August 1, 2010

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The azure waters of Chandra Tal ...

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Photo: Ponies huddled together under stormy skies

Ponies, Mongolia

Photo of the Day, July 30, 2010

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While temporarily lost in the Mongolian outback, I came across these ponies ...

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Photo: Camel standing on white sand dunes

Camel, Socotra Island

Photo of the Day, July 28, 2010

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On the dunes of Socotra island, Yemen. Seconds later the camel set ...

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Photo: Tree in a cornfield

Cornfield, São Paulo, Brazil

Photo of the Day, June 27, 2010

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An old and great example of a Jequitiba tree in a cornfield ...

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Photo: Mountain peak at night

Dente del Gigante, Italy

Photo of the Day, June 25, 2010

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This is a picture of the "dente del Gigante" a famous peak ...

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Photo: Aerial view of a colorful terraced rice field

Terraced Rice Field, China

Photo of the Day, June 20, 2010

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Yunnan, China, is a beautiful place for shooting rice field terraces.

(This ...

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Photo: Italian coastal village at twilight

Manarola, Italy

Photo of the Day, June 17, 2010

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A scene of the tiny village of Manarola on the Cinque Terre ...

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Photo: Men and horses pausing below mountains

Horse Ranch, Argentina

Photo of the Day, June 15, 2010

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Men and horses pause near El Calafate, a town just beyond Lake ...

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Photo: Boat sailing along coast of Hong Kong at night

Hong Kong Cityscape, China

Photo of the Day, June 12, 2010

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A flash of red plies the nighttime waters of the South China ...

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Photo: A couple on large rocky cliffs overlooking ocean

Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

Photo of the Day, June 9, 2010

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The craggy Cliffs of Moher wrap around the western coast of County ...

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