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Photo of the Day : People & Culture

(428 photos)

Picture of a woman on a staircase in Tokyo

Spiral Staircase, Tokyo

Photo of the Day, September 19, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

When Tomoyasu Chida was shooting photos near the ...

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Picture of dancers in India

Festival Dancers, India

Photo of the Day, September 11, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

A cloud of marigold, rose, and jasmine petals ...

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Picture of children swimming in a lake in India

Swimmers, Kumta

Photo of the Day, September 5, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

"Nonstop rain for a week left all the ...

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Picture of a wedding in Krakow

Wedding, Krakow

Photo of the Day, August 26, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: City Pictures

Kazimierz, the historical Jewish quarter of Krakow, provides a colorful backdrop ...

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Picture of two teenage couples in Brooklyn, New York

Teenagers, Brooklyn

Photo of the Day, August 24, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: City Pictures

In 1980s Brooklyn, teenage couples stand proudly before a flashy Trans ...

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Picture of models backstage at a fashion show in Paris

Fashion Show, Paris

Photo of the Day, August 18, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: City Pictures

Models wait backstage at Emanuel Ungaro's ready-to-wear show in this ...

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Picture of Garosugil street in Seoul, South Korea

Garosu-Gil, Seoul

Photo of the Day, August 12, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: City Pictures

Fallen ginkgo leaves color fashionable Garosu-gil, a tree-lined stretch of stylish ...

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Picture of crowds in a railway station in Mumbai, India

Churchgate Railway Station, Mumbai

Photo of the Day, August 11, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: City Pictures

Travelers crowd the platforms at Churchgate Railway Station in Mumbai—the ...

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Picture of a beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Beach, Rio de Janeiro

Photo of the Day, August 6, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: City Pictures

In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, many people come straight to the ...

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Picture of a participant in a Hindu ritual

Hindu Ritual, India

Photo of the Day, June 29, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos

This image was taken during the Hindu religious ritual known as ...

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Picture of a patron at a Parisian cafe

Cafe Patron, Paris

Photo of the Day, June 15, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos

I don't claim the status of a photographer, I just ...

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Picture of women walking along a street in Jaipur, India

Hawa Mahal, India

Photo of the Day, June 13, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos

I thought this would be a good place for pictures, so ...

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Picture of a street band in New Orleans

Musicians, New Orleans

Photo of the Day, June 8, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos

On our last walk around the French Quarter before heading home ...

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Picture of a boy playing baseball on the streets of Havana

Baseball, Cuba

Photo of the Day, May 31, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

This photo was taken on February 24, 2013 ...

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Picture of llamas and their herder traversing the Huacahuasi Pass in Peru

Llamas, Peru

Photo of the Day, May 23, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

After a couple of days trekking across the ...

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Picture of shadows on a cottage near Huelva, Spain

Summer Cottage, Spain

Photo of the Day, May 20, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

This shot was taken in Villa Luisita, a ...

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Picture of children playing in the water of Tukad Unda Dam in Bali

Tukad Unda Dam, Bali

Photo of the Day, May 19, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

This dam is on a river called Tukad ...

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Picture of a street in Kreuzberg, a predominantly Turkish neighborhood in Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Photo of the Day, May 17, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

I was waiting for the train at Schlesisches ...

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Picture of Kalaripayattu fighters performing in India

Kalaripayattu Fighters, India

Photo of the Day, May 13, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

I found out that there was an evening ...

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Picture of May Haupt in the vintage shop where she works in Queensland, Australia

Vintage Shop, Queensland

Photo of the Day, May 10, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

Mrs. May Haupt, February 2012, Montville, Queensland, Australia ...

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Picture of a man with his motorbike at Kumbh Mela in India

Sadhu, India

Photo of the Day, May 4, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

This photo of a sadhu was taken in ...

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Picture of Kyrgyz girls herding sheep in Afghanistan

Sheep, Afghanistan

Photo of the Day, April 12, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

In this high, barren valley called Little Pamir, survival ...

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Picture of children playing in a fountain in Millennium Park, Chicago

Millennium Park, Chicago

Photo of the Day, April 6, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

Kids playing or "praying" under the water towers in ...

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Picture of a mammoth tusk hunter in Siberia

Mammoth Tusk Hunter, Siberia

Photo of the Day, March 30, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Siberian hunter Slava Dolbaev uses a spear to dig ...

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Picture of people shopping at a butcher shop in Cuba

Butcher Shop, Havana

Photo of the Day, March 29, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Hunting down groceries in poorly stocked markets, like this ...

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Picture of two Kyrgyz nomad girls outside their mud hut in Afghanistan

Kyrgyz Girls, Afghanistan

Photo of the Day, March 26, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

After a hailstorm, nomadic Kyrgyz girls venture outside their ...

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Picture of a novice shaman making an offering of milk to the spirits

Novice Shaman, Mongolia

Photo of the Day, March 23, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

A novice shaman makes an offering of milk to ...

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Picture of a Kyrgyz yurt with mountains in the background

Kyrgyz Yurt, Afghanistan

Photo of the Day, March 21, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Blanket-draped yaks hunker down outside a young Kyrgyz couple ...

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Picture of people at a beach in Gaza

Beach, Gaza

Photo of the Day, March 9, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Gazans swim in the Mediterranean Sea at sunset. An ...

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Picture of Kyrgyz nomads with their cell phones in Afghanistan

Kyrgyz Nomads, Afghanistan

Photo of the Day, March 5, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Kyrgyz herders adore their cell phones, which they acquire ...

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Picture of a stone mound in Mongolia

Stone Mound, Mongolia

Photo of the Day, March 3, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

A stone mound, or ovoo, in Mongolia marks a ...

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Picture of a man seated on stairs in his home in Libya

Traditional Home, Libya

Photo of the Day, March 2, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Kasim Abdu Salaam Habib, 39, opens his lovingly decorated ...

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Picture of a performer in an Aztec dance

Aztec Dance

Photo of the Day, February 27, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos

A performer in an Aztec ritual dance during a Día de ...

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Picture of a cook on a ferry in Myanmar

Ferry, Myanmar

Photo of the Day, February 23, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos

This photo was taken on the ferry that goes to Mrauk ...

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Picture of monks lighting floating lanterns in Thailand

Monks, Thailand

Photo of the Day, February 21, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos

"All things must pass away. Strive for your own salvation with ...

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Picture of people in a cafe in Amsterdam

Café, Amsterdam

Photo of the Day, February 19, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos

In a hidden street I found this cafe. It looked like ...

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