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Photo of the Day : Landscapes

(364 photos)

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

This Month in Photo of the Day: Photos From the 2009 International Photo Contest

"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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Photo: Trees silhouetted by night sky

Baobab Trees, Tanzania

Photo of the Day, June 5, 2010

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Baobab trees frame a serene view of night skies in Tarangire National ...

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Photo: The Church of the Good Shepherd

Church of the Good Shepherd

Photo of the Day, May 28, 2010

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An old stone church sits among the placid grasses of New Zealand ...

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Photo: Boy riding an ox

Boy and Ox, Vietnam

Photo of the Day, May 19, 2010

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I saw this little boy on an ox while traveling alone in ...

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Photo: Snow-dusted trees obscured by fog

Rideout Bay, Ontario

Photo of the Day, May 5, 2010

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This is an image from Rideout Bay in Kenora, Ontario, situated on ...

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Photo: Birds in a tree

Pantanal, Brazil

Photo of the Day, May 3, 2010

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Birds in the Pantanal of Mato Grosso in central-western Brazil


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Photo: Canyon landscape

Canyon Landscape, Utah

Photo of the Day, April 30, 2010

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Here is a photo from Dead Horse Point State Park ...

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Photo: Waterfall

Iguaçu Falls

Photo of the Day, April 25, 2010

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A wealth of water—up to 1.6 million gallons ...

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Photo: Foggy park

Meadows Park, Scotland

Photo of the Day, April 20, 2010

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Meadows Park in Edinburgh has its avenues lined with trees ...

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Photo: Water crashing against shore-line rocks

Bering Sea Sunset

Photo of the Day, April 16, 2010

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Water from the Bering Sea crashes on the rocks of ...

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Photo: Stone-marked grave

Stone-Marked Grave, Libya

Photo of the Day, April 13, 2010

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Carefully chosen light and dark stones mark the isolated grave ...

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Photo: Clouds and sunset over water

Waikawau Bay, New Zealand

Photo of the Day, April 10, 2010

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This photo was taken at Waikawau Bay, Coromandel, New Zealand ...

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Photo: San Luis Valley landscape

San Luis Valley, Colorado

Photo of the Day, April 1, 2010

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Southwestern farmers have long shared community-operated waterways, or acequias, like ...

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