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Photo of the Day : Landscapes

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Photo: Lightning strike over the city of Scottsdale

Lightning, Arizona

Photo of the Day, April 15, 2011

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This is a time exposure of four lightning strikes ...

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Photo: A tree in a green field

Spring Field

Photo of the Day, April 14, 2011

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The slim sun of February heats the ground waiting ...

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Photo: The Matterhorn as seen from Riffel Lake

Matterhorn

Photo of the Day, April 11, 2011

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Radiant at sunrise, the Matterhorn towers over Riffel Lake ...

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Photo: Aerial of eroded landscape

Eroded Landscape, Madagascar

Photo of the Day, April 7, 2011

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Pockets of eroded earth create leaf shapes in the ...

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Photo: A stream running through a canyon

Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, Alaska

Photo of the Day, March 17, 2011

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In the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes a stream ...

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Photo: Chikuminuk Lake, Alaska

Chikuminuk Lake, Alaska

Photo of the Day, March 4, 2011

Chikuminuk Lake reflects the raw wilderness of 1.6-million-acre Wood-Tikchik State Park. One of the largest state parks in the ...

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Photo: Lone zebra wandering across a plain

Zebra, South Africa

Photo of the Day, February 24, 2011

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Lone zebra at dusk in Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa

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Photo: Group of crows in flight

Crows

Photo of the Day, February 23, 2011

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A murder of crows in northern California

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Photo: Livestock in Scottish Highlands

Scottish Highlands

Photo of the Day, February 12, 2011

Scottish Highlands

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Photo: Horse running near mountains

Horse

Photo of the Day, February 8, 2011

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Running after the horse to capture this photo

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Photo: Summer storm in the Peak District

Peak District, England

Photo of the Day, January 30, 2011

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Amazing light before a summer storm in the Peak District

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Photo: Ipanema Beach at night

Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro

Photo of the Day, January 24, 2011

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Ipanema Beach in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, at night

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Photo: Golden Gate Bridge at night

Bay Bridge, San Francisco

Photo of the Day, January 19, 2011

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I wasn't even supposed to get this photo—I only ...

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Photo: Cotton grass field in Iceland

Cotton Grass, Iceland

Photo of the Day, January 16, 2011

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This photograph was taken in July of 2010 while hiking in ...

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Photo: Clouds over Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Snæfellsnes Peninsula, Iceland

Photo of the Day, January 14, 2011

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During a magic trip driving round Iceland, it was raining a ...

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Photo: Snow-covered trees in a field

Alberta, Canada

Photo of the Day, January 2, 2011

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Beautiful frost at sunset in Alberta

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Photo: Seaside landscape

Cuba Coast

Photo of the Day, December 29, 2010

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I took this in the early morning in Cuba ...

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Photo: Namsto lake

Namsto Lake, Tibet

Photo of the Day, December 24, 2010

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In Tibetan, Namsto means “Heavenly Lake,” and the serene ...

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Photo: Irish landscape

Giant’s Causeway, Ireland

Photo of the Day, December 22, 2010

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People visiting Northern Ireland necessarily go to the Giant ...

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Photo: Serengeti sunset

Serengeti, Tanzania

Photo of the Day, December 18, 2010

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This was shot in the Serengeti, Tanzania, April 2010 ...

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Photo: Iceland landscape

Lagoon, Iceland

Photo of the Day, December 14, 2010

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I travelled around Iceland for two weeks with my ...

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Photo: Twilight in Santorini

Santorini, Greece

Photo of the Day, December 2, 2010

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I went to Santorini toward the end of the ...

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Photo: Storm clouds over a bay

Storm Clouds, Nushagak Bay

Photo of the Day, December 1, 2010

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Storm clouds gather over Nushagak Bay, where a tempest ...

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Photo: Plants on a sand dune

Sand Dune, Fraser Island

Photo of the Day, October 28, 2010

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Pioneering plants get a toehold above the tide line ...

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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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