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Photo of the Day : People & Culture

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Picture of a woman walking down the street in the Wan Chai district of Hong Kong

Summer Evening, Hong Kong

Photo of the Day, November 21, 2013

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A lady fans her skirt on a hot summer night in ...

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Picture of a rice mill worker taking a rest in Bangladesh

Rice Mill, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, November 20, 2013

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A rice mill worker rests in Bangladesh.

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Picture of a Holy Week procession in Guatemala

Holy Week Procession, Guatemala

Photo of the Day, November 19, 2013

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This photo was taken during a procession in Antigua Guatemala during ...

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Picture of face in a crowd of people entering a church in Romania

Churchgoers, Romania

Photo of the Day, November 14, 2013

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In Maramureş, Orthodox churches are divided in half. The front half ...

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Picture of street art in Tel Aviv

Street Art, Tel Aviv

Photo of the Day, November 10, 2013

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I was captivated by this airbrushed artwork in an industrial section ...

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Picture of a snake charmer in China

Snake Charmer, China

Photo of the Day, November 2, 2013

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A snake charmer performs with his pet snake during a spring ...

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Picture of a burial ceremony in Australia’s Northern Territory

Burial Ceremony, Australia

Photo of the Day, October 26, 2013

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Australia's Aboriginals make up less than 3 percent ...

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Picture of Kyrgyz men seeking shelter in a cave in Afghanistan

Shepherd’s Cave, Afghanistan

Photo of the Day, October 22, 2013

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Kyrgyz men seek shelter in a shepherd’s cave ...

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Picture of children holding tiles to create the face of a soldier during the annual mass games in Pyongyang, North Korea

Pyongyang Mass Games, North Korea

Photo of the Day, October 20, 2013

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Children mobilized for the annual mass games in Pyongyang ...

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Picture of a pyramid in Chichen Itza, Mexico

Pyramid, Chichén Itzá

Photo of the Day, October 15, 2013

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A pyramid 90 feet tall and a platform adorned ...

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Picture of a military guide leading a tour in North Korea

Military Guide, North Korea

Photo of the Day, October 8, 2013

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A military guide leads a tour to the mystical ...

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Picture of a Rath Yatra festival in Sylhet, Bangladesh

Rath Yatra Festival, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, September 30, 2013

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Enthusiastic devotees take part in a colorful Rath ...

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Picture of people enjoying an afternoon outdoors in Cartagena, Colombia

Bubbles, Cartagena

Photo of the Day, September 26, 2013

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On Sundays during Mes de la Cometas, or ...

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Picture of commuters on a crowded train in Bangladesh

Train, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, September 25, 2013

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For Your Shot contributor Junaid Ahmed, the rapid ...

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Picture of a player on an outdoor basketball court in Hong Kong

Basketball Court, Hong Kong

Photo of the Day, September 23, 2013

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Your Shot contributor Brian Yen calls it his ...

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Picture of vehicles parked outside the Birdsville Race Track in Australia

Birdsville Race Track, Australia

Photo of the Day, September 22, 2013

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Once a year, thousands of people descend on ...

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Picture of a woman on a staircase in Tokyo

Spiral Staircase, Tokyo

Photo of the Day, September 19, 2013

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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

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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

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"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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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