Photo of the Day : Nature & Weather
Photo of the Day, April 5, 2014
"It was a warm day in spite of being early March, and I went out to photograph birds in Tokyo ...
Photo of the Day, April 4, 2014
The fantastically wet climate of southwestern New Zealand—average rainfall of more than 20 feet a year—allows tree limbs ...
Photo of the Day, April 1, 2014
"Mountaineering and ice climbing are among my greatest thrills—they give me the feeling of working with nature to push ...
Photo of the Day, March 24, 2014
"I was standing at the top of Guatemala's Acatenango Volcano watching the stars and the city lights from almost ...
Photo of the Day, March 21, 2014
"On the first day of snowfall in the Kashmir valley this year, I decided to survey life on the famous ...
Photo of the Day, March 19, 2014
"I traveled to the Altay Mountains in Mongolia to photograph the Kazakh nomads known for their eagle-hunting traditions," says Your ...
Photo of the Day, March 17, 2014
Roe deer, found throughout Europe, approach the edge of a forest in Bajzattanya, Hungary, near the village of Lónya on ...
The Past in the Present
Photo of the Day, March 16, 2014
"One day my friends and I went on a trip to the Ivangorod fortress, which is located on the border ...
A Movable Feast
Photo of the Day, March 15, 2014
A pollen-gilded bat (Phyllonycteris poeyi) emerging from a flower of the blue mahoe tree (Talipariti elatum) demonstrates the carrying capacity ...
Breaking the Ice
Photo of the Day, March 4, 2014
“I was looking for people pulling ice out of the frozen Songhua River, and I walked for about five miles ...
Photo of the Day, March 2, 2014
In the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage area, stands of rimu trees, a type of conifer found only in New Zealand ...
The Place of Jade
Photo of the Day, February 22, 2014
Beech boughs and a broadleaf sapling overhang Lake Ada on Milford Track, a popular hiking trail in southwestern New Zealand ...
Photo of the Day, February 20, 2014
"At the now abandoned Grytviken whaling station in South Georgia, this lone king penguin stood motionless for several hours, like ...
Photo of the Day, February 19, 2014
"There was a beautiful morning crescent moon, and the ice was cracking on the frozen lake," says Your Shot contributor ...
The Elegance of the Egret
Photo of the Day, February 15, 2014
"I was driving through the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey on a foggy morning and noticed ...
Photo of the Day, February 12, 2014
The aurora borealis dances above Robert Bruce’s smokehouse on a cold autumn night on the Porcupine River in Canada ...
Ahead of the Herd
Photo of the Day, February 7, 2014
"I've been working on a photographic survey, 'The Saami of Russia,' for 22 years (since 1991)," writes Your Shot ...
Photo of the Day, January 16, 2014
"I cannot describe the eerie feeling I had when I walked in on this scene," writes Julie Fletcher of this ...
Bearing the Changes
Photo of the Day, January 7, 2014
"A polar bear peers up from beneath the melting sea ice on Hudson Bay as the setting midnight sun glows ...
Into the Swarm
Photo of the Day, January 4, 2014
Oppression, interaction, collaboration. In the life cycle of nature nothing is lost, but the coexistence of different species is sometimes ...
Snowy Day in Bucovina
Photo of the Day, January 1, 2014
Winter enwraps a quiet corner of Romania's Bucovina region in this 2013 photo by Your Shot contributor Bogdan Comanescu ...
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