Ryan captures the beautiful stillness of Ballina at night

Ballina by night.
Ballina by night. Ryan Walker

THIS magical shot shows boats moored in the Ballina boat harbour on one of those nights when the water is as still as a sheet of glass.

The photo was taken by Ryan Walker and shared to The Northern Star's Facebook page on his behalf by Eileen Walker.

The image won through yesterday's poll with 21% of the vote, which, given how good this shot is, offers a fair indication of the quality of the competition it was up against.

Photo of the Day voters had 11 images to choose from, ranging from a great pic from Kalem Horn of Saturday's CSG protest at Lismore to a majestic shot of the view from Paddys Flat Road, taken by Diane Lymbury to a great shot of a yard littered with jacaranda flowers after a storm, taken by Jan Hulbert. All the submissions were really exceptional, making it a tough choice for voters.

Photo of the Day is intended to celebrate the beauty of the Northern Rivers and the talent of the region's photographers.

As well as appearing here, it is published on Page 2 of The Northern Star, is used as the cover image on our Facebook page that day and appears as part of an expanding gallery of images, which you can see below.

To submit an image for Photo of the Day, simply share it to our Facebook page.

Tomorrow's Photo of the Day will be one of four images shared through The Star's Facebook page. Take a look and pick your favourite.

You can see full-size versions of the images in this gallery or by clicking the gallery link above the thumbnails in the poll.

Voting closes at noon.

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