A dragonfly watched the sunset over Alabama. / Julie Wynn, Your Take
We asked for the best of your photos, and you shared them! Here's a roundup of our best reader photos today. Do you have awesome photos that could be featured in our daily Take 5? Submit your top shots at yourtake.usatoday.com or in the drop-down menu of your USA TODAY iPhone app.
During a cruise on the Bartlett Lake in Carefree, Ariz., contributor Dave Sherman spotted a group of buzzards on the shore. Among them was a large bird with a white head: a bald eagle. Sherman cut his boat's engine, grabbed his camera and snapped photos while his boat rocked back and forth.
Matt Lawson stumbled upon this field of sunflowers "throughout the outback" in his homeland of Australia.
While lounging in her front yard, Julie Wynn snapped this shot before the dragonfly buzzed away from her lens.
Dara Fazel says it was luck that a camera was on hand at the perfect moment for this picture during a drive on Route 66.
Erik Kuhlmann and his wife took in this beautiful view of Yosemite on an early morning.
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