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Your best photos of 2013

Last updated on: January 07, 2014 16:38 IST

Your best photos of 2013: A city in reflection

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We invited you, dear readers, to share your BEST photograph of 2013.

We have been flooded with e-mails. Thank you for your overwhelming response! We look forward to many more photographs.

"A picture of an iconic city full of life and always on the move. Truly, a reflection of the city -- the shop windows, the street cafes and the iconic red double decker bus," says Avra Ray of this photograph shot in the Charing Cross area in London.

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Want to share your best photograph? Simply e-mail your photograph to getahead@rediff.co.in (Subject line: My Best Photograph of 2013).

Please make sure you mail ONLY ONE photograph, the one you think is your best.

Please add a brief write-up of where and when you clicked the photograph and why you think it is your best/favourite photograph of the year.

We will publish the best entries right here on Rediff.com and India Abroad.

NOTE: Mails with multiple photographs will not be considered.

Disclaimer: The photographs featured in this series are, to the best of our knowledge, original entries submitted by readers. Rediff.com does not assume any responsibility for their originality.

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Image: Charing Cross area, London
Photographs: Avra Ray

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Dhankar Lake

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Anil Kothapalli's shot of Dhankar Lake, located at 14,000 feet in Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh.

"I trekked for about an hour in the middle of the afternoon from Dhankar village and and was greeted with these astonishing clouds all over the beautiful lake," he says.

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Image: Dhankar Lake, Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh
Photographs: Anil Kothapalli

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Zion Canyon

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Akshay Rao shot this picture of the canyon landscape during his visit to the Zion National Park, Utah, USA, in November.

"I always take photographs of roads with a nice background but this one is special because of the colour and the spectacular cliffs," he writes.

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Image: Zion Canyon, Zion National Park, Utah, USA.
Photographs: Akshay Rao
Tags: USA , Rao , Utah

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En route to Island Peak

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The scene was quite spectacular, almost surreal, to the extent of becoming ethereal," writes Kuntal Joisher of this photograph shot during a trek to the Island Peak summit in Nepal.

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Image: En route to Island Peak, Nepal.
Photographs: Kuntal Joisher

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Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

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An elephant safari in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam shot by Mayur Gogoi.

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Image: Pobitora Wild Life Sanctuary, Assam
Photographs: Mayur Gogoi

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Bastei rock formation

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The Bastei rock formation in Dresden, Germany, shot by Satyajit Saha in November.

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Image: The Bastei rock formation, Dresden, Germany
Photographs: Satyajit Saha

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Alleppey

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Arnab Biswas captures this amazing sunset scene in the Alleppey backwaters, Kerala.

"It reminds of the song Kahin Door Jab Din Dhal Jaye from the movie Anand, " he says.

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Image: Alleppey backwaters, Kerala
Photographs: Arnab Biswas

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Barcelona

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New Year's Eve celebration at Magic Fountain, Montjuïc, Barcelona, shot by Hari Varma.

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Image: New Year's Eve celebration at Magic Fountain, Barcelona
Photographs: Hari Varma

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Kodiveri Dam

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The Kodiveri Dam near Gobichettipalayam, Tamil Nadu, shot by Dinesh Varadharajan.

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Image: Kodiveri Dam, Tamil Nadu
Photographs: Dinesh Varadharajan

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Kruger National Park

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Babu Ramabadran captures this shot of a hyena with its meal at the Kruger National Park in South Africa, in April.

"I was on a jeep safari at Kruger National Park, South Africa and was accosted by an extremely foul smell. Then saw this hyena carrying the leg of a buffalo at close range. The meat must be at least one week old," he says.

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Image: Kruger National Park, South Africa
Photographs: Babu Ramabadran

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Niagra Falls

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rainbow across the Niagara Falls, USA, shot by Hiren Patel.

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Image: A rainbow across the Niagra Falls, USA
Photographs: Hiren Patel

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Dal lake

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This shot captures the gorgeous sunset, the shikarawala engrossed in conversation with someone over the phone and my dirty shoes that bore the marks of a whirlwind tour across the Old City," says Shreyasi Ghosh of this picture shot at Dal Lake, Srinagar.

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Image: Dal Lake, Srinagar
Photographs: Shreyasi Ghosh

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Meghna river, Bangladesh

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"The setting sun and its reflection on our boat and the bamboo inspired me to take this snap," says Prashanta R Das of this photograph taken during a boat ride along the Meghna river in Bangladesh.

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Image: Meghna river, Banglades
Photographs: Prashanta R Das

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Tso Moriri

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Sayak Deb's photograph of Tso Moriri in Changthag region of Ladakh.

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Image: Tso Moriri, Ladakh
Photographs: Sayak Deb

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