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"By the lake in Udaipur, India." A Smithsonian.com Editors' Pick from our ongoing 10th Annual Photo Contest. Photo of the Day: September 12, 2012. Photo by Iris Daitzchman.

"Cactus in the sunset at Canyon Lake." Editors' Pick from our ongoing 10th Annual Photo Contest. Photo of the Day: September 20, 2012. Photo by Kristin Davidson.

"An old man in Tanahun, Nepal." Editors' Pick from Smithsonian.com's 10th Annual Photo Contest. Photo of the Day: September 21, 2012. Photo by Narayan Sigdel.

"Sunset at the Flatirons in Boulder." An Editor's Pick from the ongoing 10th Annual Photo Contest. Photo of the Day: September 17, 2012. Photo by Bradley Jones.

"A Mayan procession in Guatemala." Editors' Pick from the ongoing 10th Annual Photo Contest. Photo of the Day: September 23, 2012. Photo by Javier Arcenillas.

"A portrait of beautiful Kaya." Smithsonian.com Photo of the Day: September 09, 2012. Photo by Rachel Richardson.

A monk and seagulls on Inle Lake, Myanmar. SauKhiang Chau @Smithsonian Magazine

Evening Light on Uyuni Salt Flat, Bolivia Dan Gindling @Smithsonian Magazine

Watcher in the water. Gabrielle White @Smithsonian Magazine

Makar Sankranti Festival, Gangasagar Avijit Datta @Smithsonian Magazine

a dancer in Kerala, India

India

mayan

All in a days work...the East Indian culture. Wouldn't you love to wear all of those colors and designs in a normal day?

Jaipur, India

Flower Seller, Dal Lake, Kashmir, by Steve McCurry

Dancers in Rajasthan, India

Loikaw, Myanmar/Burma. Steve McCurry {go ahead and smile, you know you want to.}

Bali, Indonesia

Afar girl

India | Portrait of a Rabari woman. Gujarat | © Mitchell Kanashkevich.