• Artificially dyed chicks on sale at a market in Chumphuang market, northeast Thailand. (Photo taken by Matthew Richards/Thailand/VOA reader)
  • A metro train is seen running over the frozen Potomac River in Arlington, Virginia, USA, Jan. 29, 2014. (Photo taken by Dimitris Mantis/VOA Greek Service)
  • A 90-year-old Thai woman uses a pair of traditional metal cutters to slice open an areca nut that she will then chew mixed with betel leaf and lime paste to form a mild stimulant. (Photo taken by Matthew Richards/Thailand/VOA reader)
  • The first full moon of 2014 seen in Orange, California on Jan. 16, 2014 (Photo taken by Vu Ngoc Linh/VOA reader)
  • Seagulls sitting on ice in the freezing pool outside Capitol Hill as temprature drops to -10°F. (Photo taken by Diaa Bekheet/VOA)
  • Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia, blanketed in snow on Dec. 2, 2014 (Photo taken by Dimitris Manis/VOA/Greek Service)
  • Colorful Christmas decoration on Sixth Avenue, Manhattan, New York, Dec. 22, 2013. (Photo taken by Thao Doan/VOA reader)
  • A Thai hill tribe elder plays a traditional bamboo wind instrument as the sun sets in the village of Khun Klang, Chiang Mai province. (Photo taken by Matthew Richards/Thailand/VOA reader)
  • A line of ducks walk home along the banks of a flooded paddy field in northeast Thailand. (Photo taken by Matthew Richards/Thailand/VOA reader)
  • An elderly Thai woman sifts through rice grains on a bamboo tray, a process that removes stalks and dust from her newly harvested crop. (Photo taken by Matthew Richards/Thailand/VOA reader)
  • A rainy and cloudy day on a drive through Mahi-Par Par Mountain Pass from Jalalabad to Kabul in eastern Afghanistan. (Photo taken by Bismillah/Afghanistan/VOA reader)
  • Lone Deer in the morning mist of Fish Creek Park, Calgary, Alberta Canada (Photo by Robert Tanner/Canada/VOA reader)
  • Autumn day in Confederation Park in Calgary, Alberta, Canada (Photo taken by Cuong Pham/Canada/VOA reader)
  • Taking pictures while visiting the mangrove forest in Vietnam (Photo taken by Võ Đình Anh Triết/Vietnam/VOA reader)
  • Flowers grow on a rock covered with moss. The rock from Spratlys Islands was given as a gift in 2011 to War Remnants Display on Mount Hon Me, Hon Dat district, Kien Giang province, Vietnam. (Photo taken by Bùi Thụy Đào Nguyên/Vietnam/VOA reader)

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Published February 06, 2013

From our "Take Your Best Shots" feature, we showcase some of the best photos submitted by our readers.