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Photo of the Day : Travel

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Picture of Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, from the top of the bridge

Golden Gate Crossings

Photo of the Day, November 28, 2015

For this new look at a San Francisco standard, Ross Barringer had to go high—very high. "I was very ...

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Picture of Manneporte rock formation, Etretat, France

'Picturesque and Curious'

Photo of the Day, November 12, 2015

Out for an anniversary stroll with his girlfriend, Louis Schneider had to step "a bit over the edge" to capture ...

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Picture of Colombo train station in Sri Lanka

Coastal Commute

Photo of the Day, November 10, 2015

Shot in black and white, Marcel Koláček’s recent photo of a scene at the Colombo Fort Railway Station in ...

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Picture of a dog in front of the Yaquina Head lighthouse, Newport, Oregon

Beacon Bright

Photo of the Day, November 6, 2015

A patient dog makes a long exposure possible at the Yaquina Head lighthouse in Newport, Oregon, captured here by Your ...

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Picture of an illuminated sculpture in Alberta, Canada

Art Works Wonders

Photo of the Day, October 19, 2015

This massive sculpture, called “Wonderland,” sits at the base of The Bow, the tallest building in western Canada. Jeremy Fox ...

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Picture of a peacock sitting on a wall in Austria

Fowl Play

Photo of the Day, October 18, 2015

A colorful peafowl seems to take in the view on the other side of the wall at Ambras Castle in ...

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Picture of people enjoying sunshine on Waikiki beach in Hawaii

Shore Having Fun

Photo of the Day, October 16, 2015

On Waikiki Beach, the sand appears almost pink in the morning sun, and plenty of early beachgoers dot the turquoise ...

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Picture of a hiker standing on the Ko'olau summit ridgeline in Hawaii

Taking a Peak

Photo of the Day, October 15, 2015

As beams of light from the setting sun burst through clouds, a triumphant hiker basks in their glow on a ...

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Picture of a swan on Lake Bled, Slovenia

Swanlike End

Photo of the Day, October 14, 2015

“There was an incident just a few minutes before [this] photo was taken,” writes Your Shot member Kostyantyn Steblovskyy. “Two ...

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Picture of cars on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco

High Time

Photo of the Day, October 13, 2015

From the south tower, Your Shot member Tina Sullivan captured this photo of cars crossing the Golden Gate Bridge in ...

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Picture of Gullfoss, Iceland

Cold Rush

Photo of the Day, October 12, 2015

A light mist rises from Iceland’s Gullfoss (Golden Falls) as it plunges in steps to the canyon below. The ...

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Picture of terraced rice field, Yen Bai Province, Vietnam

Leading Lines

Photo of the Day, October 11, 2015

Bound for home at the end of the working day, Hmong farmers cross a terraced rice field in the Tu ...

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Picture of the courtyard of Ben Youssef in Marrakech, Morocco

Stone Silent

Photo of the Day, October 10, 2015

Compared to the streets outside its doors, the historic Ben Youssef madrassa in Marrakech, Morocco, “was more quiet and relaxing ...

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Picture of waves crashing on the Felgueiras lighthouse in Portugal

Big Break

Photo of the Day, October 9, 2015

An immense wave crashes against the Felgueiras lighthouse in Porto, Portugal. Your Shot member Marco Nuno Faria says the image ...

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Picture of men riding horses in the mist at the foot of Mount Bromo, Java, Indonesia

Sunrise Cowboys

Photo of the Day, October 6, 2015

An “incredible mix of ingredients” came together to make this shot possible, writes Fizza Verdinelli, a member of our Your ...

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Picture of a light-filled valley taken from Xianggong Hill, China

High Light

Photo of the Day, September 30, 2015

Early morning sunbeams pierce the clouds over a valley in Yangshuo County, China. Your Shot member Matthew Richardson captured the ...

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Picture of a woman selling fish in Indonesia

Red Arranging

Photo of the Day, September 23, 2015

In order to compose this image of a woman arranging fish to dry in the coastal village of Sawah Luhur ...

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Picture of men in a van in the early morning

Coffee Car

Photo of the Day, September 21, 2015

While traveling in western Mongolia’s Khovd Province, Your Shot member Terry Allen eagerly set out from her shabby hotel ...

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Picture of a street artist in Florence, Italy

“La Fornarina on Pavement”

Photo of the Day, September 20, 2015

A street artist re-creates Raphael’s “La Fornarina,” or “Portrait of a Young Woman,” in chalk on the sidewalks of ...

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Picture of a tree in the Namib desert

A Slight Trick of the Eye

Photo of the Day, September 18, 2015

“Truly, nature is the best painter,” says Stas Bartnikas, a Your Shot community member. Bartnikas had flown over the Namib ...

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Picture of children playing at a Soviet-era fountain on a hot summer day in Russia

Far Eastern Fountain

Photo of the Day, September 13, 2015

Children play at a Soviet-era fountain on a hot summer day in Chita, the administrative center of Zabaykalsky Krai in ...

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Picture of people aboard the Kwema Express traveling the Congo River

Engine Trouble

Photo of the Day, September 12, 2015

Travel on the Congo River, which flows through the world’s second largest tropical forest, requires patience. Progress can be ...

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Picture of a woman cycling beneath power lines in Tokyo

Human Powered

Photo of the Day, September 10, 2015

While walking with his camera on an elevated jogging and biking trail beside the Tama River in Tokyo, Your Shot ...

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Picture of an aerial view of lines outside the Eiffel Tower in Paris

Curly Queues

Photo of the Day, September 2, 2015

In Paris, the Eiffel Tower attracts nearly seven million visitors a year. Here, lines form and fluctuate beneath La Dame ...

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Picture of residents of Hangzhou, China, playing basketball against the backdrop of an Eiffel Tower replica

Game of Towers

Photo of the Day, September 1, 2015

Sometimes called the “Paris of the east,” the city of Hangzhou in eastern China rose to its reputation with an ...

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Picture of sunrise in the town of Zermatt, Switzerland

Matterhorn in the Morning

Photo of the Day, August 17, 2015

While spending the winter holidays with family in Zermatt, Switzerland, Your Shot member Andrey Omelyanchuk found that most of the ...

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Picture of a camel caravan at sunset

Arabian Light

Photo of the Day, August 3, 2015

In the United Arab Emirates, Your Shot member Rogel Tura captured this iconic silhouette while traveling in the desert at ...

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Picture of rice terraces in Lao Cai Province, Vietnam

Painting With Land

Photo of the Day, July 29, 2015

Terraced rice fields are seen from above in Lao Cai Province in northern Vietnam. Rice is one of the country ...

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Picture of a man standing in the ocean with bioluminescent phytoplankton surrounding him

Bioluminous Larak

Photo of the Day, July 27, 2015

While walking along the shore of Larak, Iran—an island in the Persian Gulf—Your Shot member Pooyan Shadpoor came ...

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Picture of folk dancers at the Senor de Choquekillca festival in Peru

Audience Unmasked

Photo of the Day, July 26, 2015

Your Shot member Austin Beahm, a Latin American geography lecturer, uses photography to connect students to the beauty of the ...

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Picture of a Buddhist monk dressed for the black-hat dance, Bhutan

Black-Hat Dancer

Photo of the Day, July 25, 2015

A monk pauses for a breath before dancing out into the crowd at the annual Black-Necked Crane Festival in central ...

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Picture of Yellowstone’s Grand Prismatic Spring and visitors path from above

Over Yellowstone

Photo of the Day, July 24, 2015

The day Your Shot member Eric Smith first walked the path around Yellowstone National Park’s Grand Prismatic Spring, he ...

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Picture of a dead tree overlooking Crater Lake with the Milky Way above, Oregon

The Show at Crater Lake

Photo of the Day, July 22, 2015

Specializing for the past four years in what he calls astrophotographic landscapes, Your Shot member Keith Marsh has captured the ...

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Picture of the Yaqing Temple, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, China

River of Ten Thousand Souls

Photo of the Day, July 20, 2015

Dwellings housing Tibetan Buddhist nuns flank Yaqing Temple in China’s Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. Your Shot member Thierry Bornier ...

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Picture of a man surfing down the barrel of a wave

Perfect Ride

Photo of the Day, July 17, 2015

Your Shot member Massimo Rumi spent a month photographing on Sydney, Australia’s Bondi, Tamarama, and Bronte beaches, “where some ...

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Picture of Chhau dancer performing in costume, West Bengal, India

Chhau Dancer

Photo of the Day, July 14, 2015

A costumed Chhau dancer performs in Purulia in West Bengal, India. Prevalent in eastern India, the traditional martial and dramatic ...

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