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Look At What’s Being Called The Best Photo Of The Year!

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About a bazillion photos get taken every day but you’re looking at (above) what the World Press Photo Academy is calling the greatest picture taken all YEAR!

Wow! That’s saying something!

The shot was snapped by American photographer John Stanmeyer along the shore of Djibouti. It shows eight Africans holding their phones to the sky while attempting to capture a cell signal from Somalia.

K, that’s pretty friggin’ cool!

The pic originally ran in National Geographic and was chosen by a jury panel, including judge and fellow photo enthusiast Susan Linfield. She explained why Stanmeyer’s shot took top prize, saying:

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