Photo of the Day

nuns in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem
November 26, 2013

Nuns, Jerusalem

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Shots

Church of Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, Israel

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? I have never been to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, but this photograph takes me there. I can easily imagine the dampness of the ancient stones and the hushed echoes. The glimpse of the nuns clad in luminous white lends a timelessness and mystery to this photograph. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot. Check out the new and improved website, where you can share photos, take part in assignments, lend your voice to stories, and connect with fellow photographers from around the globe.

See more pictures from Your Shot's Daily Dozen »
Get tips on photographing with available light »

Photograph by Eli Basri, Your Shot

Go Further

Subscriber Exclusive Content

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history