Nat Geo Photo of the Day

Nat Geo Photo of the Day

THE SPRAWL From above, this neighborhood in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, looks cheery and peaceful. But on the ground, it’s a different story, says Your Shot photographer Tan Diep Bao. The area, called, Black Water Hamlet was originally inhabited by immigrant workers who built stilt houses on the canals. “It has now become a ... Read More »

Love and Safety (Nat Geo Photo of the Day)

Love and Safety (Nat Geo Photo of the Day)

OCTOBER 3, 2017LOVE AND SAFETY A worker at the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya shares a tender moment with an elephant calf. Your Shot photographer I. Ogila explains, “When poachers kill adult elephants for ivory, the young ones are usually left desperate and unlikely to survive alone in the wild.” But by being in the ... Read More »

Nat Geo Photo of the Day

Nat Geo Photo of the Day

SEPTEMBER 24, 2017IN SUSPENSE Your Shot photographer Eric Harris calls Vancouver “one of the most visually inspiring places I’ve ever been.” Seen here on the Capilano Suspension Bridge, he says the secret to this well-composed shot was sticking around when rain scared off other tourists. “When the crowds left,” he says, “the park came alive ... Read More »

Nat Geo Photo of the Day

Nat Geo Photo of the Day

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017A TALL JOB A worker cleans windows at the 124th floor of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai—the tallest building in the world. Taken in February, the photograph illustrates the low-level winter clouds that gather at sunrise.   Read More »

Nat Geo Photo of the Day

Nat Geo Photo of the Day

WINTER WAVE A winter wave crashes against a lighthouse near Porto, Portugal. Your Shot photographer Eduardo Teixeira de Sousa lives nearby, and he knew the shot he wanted to get when he visited that day. “i was in a tricky position as i could not possibly go further without entering the risk area,” he remembers. ... Read More »

Nat Geo Photo of the Day

Nat Geo Photo of the Day

SCALE DOWN In California’s Joshua Tree National Park, a climber repels after scaling a rock formation called the Heart of Darkness. Boasting approximately 8,000 climbing routes, Joshua Tree is a favorite destination for climbers from around the world. PHOTOGRAPH BY CHAD BUTLER, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC YOUR SHOT Read More »

NAT GEO Photo Of the Day!

NAT GEO Photo Of the Day!

With raindrops no longer falling, this street in Beijing, China, hums back to life under the glow of neon signs. Your Shot photographer Caue Ferraz took this photo in the neighborhood around Jingshan Park, a 57-acre green space with views into the Forbidden City. Read More »