Photo of the Day

light hitting mountain faces in Chile
November 1, 2013

Mountains, Chile

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Shots

"We have mountains," my wife said as she shook the bed. We were staying in a B&B on the edge of Chile's Torres del Paine National Park. There was only fog instead of mountains. I set up my cameras anyway and pointed them toward the park. Art happens when light and shadows play on granite and snow.

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? I had several dramatic landscape photos in my initial edit—all stunning mountain faces with gorgeous light—but the caption for this one was the tiebreaker. I love hearing a little more about what was going on at the moment. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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Photograph by Richard Duerksen, Your Shot
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