August 9, 2012

Museum of Modern Art, New York

Photograph by Gilbert Sape, My Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos

A couple adores Monet's "Water Lilies" at the Museum of Modern Art

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? Those who are frequent followers of the Photo of the Day may have noticed that I have a fondness for pictures that resemble paintings. I love the simplicity of this photograph and the way the slightly out-of-focus couple mirrors the work of art they’re admiring. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor


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4 comments
Cao Khánh
Cao Khánh

If someone would ask me what a beautiful life means, I would lean my head on your shoulder and hold you close to me and answer with a smile: “Like this!”

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