Maria Butler snapped this photo at Shelly Beach, East Ballina.
Maria Butler snapped this photo at Shelly Beach, East Ballina. Maria Butler

Photo of the Day: Morning rise with Maria

MARIA Butler's capture of the early rays from Shelly Beach, East Ballina on a stormy morning pipped it into second place by one point with 17% of Friday's vote.

Photo of the Day celebrates the beauty of the Northern Rivers and the talent of its people.

As well as appearing here, it is published on Page 2 of our print edition and appears as the cover image on our Facebook page.

To contribute to Photo of the Day, share an image to our Facebook page or vote in our weekday poll, below, before noon. 



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