Photo of the Day

a fireworks display over a river in China
November 8, 2013

Fireworks, China

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This was taken on the east side of the Xiangjiang, next to Dufujiang Pavilion. The fireworks are displayed every Saturday night at Orange Island.

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? At first glance this could be taken for the usual fireworks photo, but what makes this one stand out for me is the composition—the crowd in the foreground with cell phones aglow, capturing the festivities in the harbor. It’s not just about the event, it's the entire scene. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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Photograph by Andrew Crane, Your Shot
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