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A silent night on the Queen Mary

L.A. Times reader photo of the day: A silent night on the Queen Mary

In the busy chaos of the holiday season, it's important to sit back every so often and appreciate those quiet moments that make this time of year special.

With a group of Instagram users, Tony Scott embarked on a nighttime photo walk at the Queen Mary in Long Beach with a mission to capture such moments. He had never before visited the Queen Mary, so every corner was a place of discovery.

As he looked through a porthole of the ship, he was enchanted by the nostalgia of the scene, which reminded him of the classic holiday song "Silent Night."

"I just happened to look into this particular porthole and was mesmerized by this unexpected moment," he said.

Scott made the photo using an iPhone 5s on Dec. 1.

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