Photo of the Day

a fish skeleton washed up on the shore of the St. Lawrence River
November 22, 2013

Skeleton, St. Lawrence River

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Shots

While walking along the St. Lawrence River in Quebec City I saw this skeleton.

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? This photograph has the elements of many shoreline shots I have seen—the waves made smooth by the long exposure time, the glistening sand—but the skeleton lends an unexpected and welcome twist. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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