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Picture of two women walking over sand dunes in Vietnam

Homeward Bound

Photo of the Day, April 24, 2014

"Two Vietnamese ladies walk home along the popular sand dunes in Mui Ne in Phan Thiet, Vietnam," says Ng Yeow ...

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Picture of the Wave landform at the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument

Rock of Ages

Photo of the Day, April 23, 2014

After a heavy thunderstorm, a small pond grants a mirror reflection of a hiker at the Wave, the most famous ...

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Picture of a crowded tram at Ocean Park Hong Kong

Tunnel Vision

Photo of the Day, April 22, 2014

"In the last ten years, mobile data, smartphones, and social networks have forever changed our existence," writes Brian Yen, who ...

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Picture of diners on a dinner boat in Paris

Mise-en-Seine

Photo of the Day, April 19, 2014

The Seine is the liquid heart of Paris—a conduit of commerce, a source of inspiration for artists, and a ...

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Picture of teenagers at the Fete de la Mare festival in Guinea

Fête de la Mare

Photo of the Day, April 16, 2014

"I was working on a one-year assignment in Diankana, Guinea, a village on a tributary of the Niger River," says ...

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Picture of a man inside a boat and a boy’s reflection on the deck, Istanbul

Two Different Lives

Photo of the Day, April 15, 2014

"I was traveling between the European and Asian sides of Istanbul, Turkey, by ferry," says Your Shot contributor Merve Ates ...

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Picture of boats on a river in Serbia

In a Fog

Photo of the Day, April 14, 2014

“I always say that the best things happen unexpectedly and spontaneously,” says Antic Zlatko, a member of our Your Shot ...

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Picture of a farmer in a strawberry field, Turkey

Strawberry Fields

Photo of the Day, April 13, 2014

Inhabitants of Hüyük, Turkey, make their living from strawberry production, says community member Seyit Konyali, whose picture was recently featured ...

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Picture of an arcade near the Taj Mahal, India

Agra Hall

Photo of the Day, April 12, 2014

“It was a rainy day when I visited the Taj Mahal last year,” says Your Shot contributor Marco Parenti. “During ...

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Picture of Laguna Colorada in Bolivia

Laguna Colorada

Photo of the Day, March 31, 2014

"I was traveling in South America last year, and one of the last places I visited was Uyuni in Bolivia ...

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Picture of a man standing in an underground river tunnel in London

The Other Underground

Photo of the Day, March 23, 2014

"I've long held a fascination with unseen spaces, and when I first heard about the vast number of lost ...

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Picture of a man rowing a boat in Kashmir

Row Up

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 ...

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Picture of a herder in Mongolia

Spring Herd

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 ...

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Picture of churches near the Ivangorod fortress in Russia

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 ...

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Picture of a fisherman with a net in Vietnam

Morning Catch

Photo of the Day, March 14, 2014

"Along the Cua Dai riverbanks, there are hundreds of fishing nets spread here and there," says Your Shot member Ly ...

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Picture of a surfer on Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles

Wave of Industry

Photo of the Day, March 11, 2014

"A lone surfer returns from the sea, bathed in the sodium light of an onshore industrial site," writes Your Shot ...

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Picture of Kim Il Sung square, North Korea

The Square

Photo of the Day, March 8, 2014

“The largest square in North Korea, the giant Kim Il Sung Square in central Pyongyang is an expansive urban space ...

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Picture of Pushkar Lake in India

Holy Water

Photo of the Day, March 6, 2014

“Pushkar Lake is situated in the heart of town,” says Your Shot member Giancarlo Zuccarone, who submitted this photo to ...

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Picture of a volcano field in Argentina

La Payunia

Photo of the Day, March 5, 2014

"La Payunia is a vast region located in the department of Malargüe, south of the province of Mendoza in Argentina ...

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Picture of ice workers on a river in China

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 ...

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Picture of a shadow falling on a building in Bucharest

Shadow Figure

Photo of the Day, March 1, 2014

A man's shadow is cast on a wall in Bucharest, Romania. Your Shot contributor Cristian Munteanu had already had ...

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Picture of the Empire State Building reflected in colored glass

Through a Glass, Colorfully

Photo of the Day, February 28, 2014

"I love walking around my beloved New York City armed with my camera, looking for different and interesting subjects to ...

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Picture of cavers inside Hang Son Doong cave in Vietnam.

Cave Inn

Photo of the Day, February 26, 2014

"After two days of trekking and caving, we reached the first camp inside Hang Son Doong [mountain river cave], the ...

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Picture of the National Library of China

Study Hall

Photo of the Day, February 24, 2014

"As a local born and raised in Beijing, I love to capture the historical moments that arise in the capital ...

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Picture of a cloud formation in Mongolia

Cloud Fish

Photo of the Day, February 16, 2014

"That day was a dual lucky day," says Your Shot contributor Steven Chou, who captured this shot of a "delicacy ...

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Picture of novice monks outside a pagoda in Myanmar

Shades of Red

Photo of the Day, February 14, 2014

Umbrellas shade novice monks at a pagoda in Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma). "It was a fine day, with sunny weather," writes ...

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Picture of women sewing fishing nets in Vietnam

Net Work

Photo of the Day, February 13, 2014

Your Shot contributor Quang Tran was visiting the fishing village of Vinh Hy, Vietnam, when he came across these women ...

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Picture of the aurora borealis in the Arctic skies of Canada

Yukon Night

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 ...

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Picture of a facade in Taipei, Taiwan

Fixing Up a Facade

Photo of the Day, February 9, 2014

"I was on the way to a friend's house, which happens to be adjacent to this [building under] renovation ...

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Picture of Holi celebrants being covered in colored powder

Blast of Color

Photo of the Day, February 8, 2014

On the eve of the springtime Holi Festival, a priest at the Radha Krishna Temple in Kolkata throws color to ...

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Picture of a dancer's shadow, Palais de Congres, Montreal

Of Silhouettes and Pirouettes

Photo of the Day, February 3, 2014

Your Shot contributor Tanya Kirnishi captured the shadow of a ballerina friend ...

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Picture of the Forbidden City, Beijing, China

Reflecting the Ages

Photo of the Day, February 1, 2014

"While in Beijing last year, my travel buddy and I stumbled out of our hotel around 5 a.m. and ...

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Picture of the town of Sunndalsora, Norway

Northern Lights

Photo of the Day, January 27, 2014

Night view of Sunndalsøra, Norway, a town surrounded by spectacular mountains

"I love seeing the pulse of life cozily tucked ...

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Picture of an elderly woman performing a ritual in India

Predawn Offering

Photo of the Day, January 25, 2014

Before dawn during India's Maha Kumbh Mela—the largest religious festival in the world—an old woman performs puja ...

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Picture of the Brunelleschi cupola in Florence, caught in the side mirror of a scooter

Neighborhood Masterpiece

Photo of the Day, January 23, 2014

Like a presiding spirit, the cathedral—duomo in Italian—of Santa Maria del Fiore keeps watch over the streetscapes of ...

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Picture of a woman in front of a castle in the town of Zavareh, Iran

A Visit to Zavareh

Photo of the Day, January 21, 2014

An ancient castle in the old town of Zavareh, Iran

There is a cinematic quality to this photograph—and to ...

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