Mark Twain

"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great."

- Mark Twain

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Pictures of the Day


Photo of the Day: May 11, 2012. "Marooned fish." Austin Didio (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ) Photographed October 2010, Glens Falls, New York



  High Chair: Air & Space Magazine (Photo: Toshiba/JP Aerospace)
High Chair: Air & Space Magazine (Photo: Toshiba/JP Aerospace)




"Jabulani the elephant greeting his caretaker." Taken by Paula Durham (Cave Creek, Arizona). Photographed September 2011, Kapama private game reserve, South Africa.


Amazing close-up photographs of seeds: j.mp/TK3czK




"Burmese novices playing soccer in the evening." Taken by Kyaw Kyaw Winn (Yangon, Myanmar). Photographed April 2011, Myanmar. (9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Finalist; Category: Travel.)


"The golden rock." Taken by David Lazar (Brisbane, Australia). Photographed February 2010, Kyaiktiyo, Myanmar. (9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Finalist; Category: Travel.)



"Women making traditional art." Taken by Chetan Soni (Madhya Pradesh, India). Photographed November 2010, Rajasthan, India. (9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Finalist; Category: Travel.)

"Disguised fun." Taken by Somnath Mukherjee (Kolkata, India). Photographed April 2009, Kolkata, India. (9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Finalist; Category: People.)


"Neighborly dispute." Taken by Donald Montemorra (Swampscott, Massachusetts). Photographed July 2009, Katmai National Park, Alaska.


"An anhinga emerges to swallow his dinner." Taken by Savannah Whitwam (Jacksonville, FL). Photographed June 2011, Jacksonville, FL. (9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Finalist; Category: The Natural World.) Visit our site to vote for your favorite!


 
"Clamming at the Oregon Coast." Taken by Lucy Chien (Alexandria, VA). Photographed June 2010, Garibaldi, Oregon. 




  from smithsonianmag.com "King Penguins." Jamie Scarrow (Bruce, Canberra, Australia). Photographed November 2010, South Georgia.




"Elderly lady walking up the hill on Park Slope." Taken by Nicky Chang (New Haven, Connecticut). Photographed October 2011, Brooklyn, New York


 
"Ranch dog taking a break from work." Taken by Jamie Illian (Dallas, Texas). Photographed April 2011, Ellsworth, Nebraska.



 
"Dog watching tourists on the street." Taken by Peter Jacobson (Dresher, Pennsylvania). Photographed August 2009, Ketchikan, Alaska.

 
"Interior of an abandoned train station." Taken by Matthew Murray (Rochester, NY). Photographed February 2011, Northeastern United States.


 
"Negative image of an octopus." Taken by Sarah Jackson (Clanton, Alabama). Photographed February 2009, Atlanta, Georgia



"99 Cent Dreams." Taken by Nancy Breslin (Newark, Delaware). Photographed December 2010, New York City, New York.




"Old mine on Red Mountain Pass." Taken by Robert Castellino (Lafayette, Colorado). Photographed October 2009, Ouray, Colorado.


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