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Faith | Photograph by Chandrabhanu Bijali
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“A couple prays at the early dawn,”
Faith | Photograph by Chandrabhanu Bijali . “A couple prays at the early dawn,” writes #YourShotPhotographer Chandrabhanu Bijali, “with offerings for peace to the soul of family members.” This photo was submitted to our “Rites of Passage” assignment, guest edited by Jenn Poggi (@jennpoggi), assistant professor at @rit.photo. To participate, go to the link in our profile (www.natgeoyourshot.com). — “Wow! I love that you are shooting what is going on in the darkness. Beautiful image, great balance of light and dark.” — @natgeo photographer Stephen Alvarez (@salvarezphoto)
24.07.2019 00:04:38
Climber’s Hands | Photograph by Sam Tippetts (@samtippetts)
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Climber’s Hands | Photograph by Sam Tippetts (@samtippetts) . “There are a lot of ‘firsts’ in climbing,” writes #YourShotPhotographer Sam Tippetts. “First time climbing outside. First time taking a lead fall. First time climbing until your hands bleed.” This photo was submitted to our “Rites of Passage” assignment, guest edited by Jenn Poggi (@jennpoggi), assistant professor at @rit.photo. To participate, go to the link in our profile (www.natgeoyourshot.com). — “Wow, what an awesome portrait of this person's commitment to the sport. The sense of detail is awesome here...” — @natgeoyourshot Associate Photo Editor Kristen McNicholas (@kemcnicholas)
23.07.2019 18:05:54
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Baptism | Photograph by Delio H. Aparicio (@delioaparicio)
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“A priest has come
Baptism | Photograph by Delio H. Aparicio (@delioaparicio) . “A priest has come to visit Tumaco, Narino, Colombia for a couple of days,” writes #YourShotPhotographer Delio H. Aparicio. “Families have taken the opportunity to ask for a blessing for their fishing nets, canoes, and to baptize their children.” This photo was submitted to our “Rites of Passage” assignment, guest edited by Jenn Poggi (@jennpoggi), assistant professor at @rit.photo. To participate, go to the link in our profile (www.natgeoyourshot.com). — “What a beautiful moment you have captured here Delio and such a great narrative to go with it. The lighting is just enough to let us in to this special occasion, illuminating the baby with expectant eyes. May she be truly blessed." — #YourShotPhotographer Sue Lockhart
23.07.2019 16:08:47
Top Shot: Lesser but Mighty | Photograph by Tapan Sheth (@tapansheth)
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Top Shot: Lesser but Mighty | Photograph by Tapan Sheth (@tapansheth) . #YourShotPhotographer Tapan Sheth made this striking portrait of a lesser flamingo. Lesser flamingos are the smallest flamingo of the six different flamingo species. This photo was selected for the Daily Dozen on July 22, 2019. — Top Shot features the photo with the most votes from the previous day’s Daily Dozen, 12 photos chosen by the Your Shot editors from thousands of recent uploads. Our community votes for their favorite photo from the selection, and the Top Shot is showcased on the @natgeoyourshot Instagram account.
23.07.2019 12:55:35
Bear Lake Sunrise | Photograph by Molly McCormick
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Bear Lake Sunrise | Photograph by Molly McCormick . "I arrived at Bear Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park around 5am and walked over to one of my favorite little spots," writes #YourShotPhotographer Molly McCormick. "This is my favorite time in the park, before the crowds come, and things get a little nutty. At this time, all you can hear is the sounds of nature. It's pretty magical." This photo was selected for the July 19, 2019 edition of our Photos of the Week series. — “What a gorgeous landscape, Molly! Your commitment to see this scene before the crowds show up and give yourself some alone time completely paid off to witness this scene. I love how you used the reflection to really immerse us. Great work. I hope I can visit this myself, someday!” — @natgeoyourshot Associate Photo Editor Kristen McNicholas (@kemcnicholas)
23.07.2019 02:01:57
The Last Remaining Northern White Rhinos | Photograph by Justin Mott (@askmott)
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The Last Remaining Northern White Rhinos | Photograph by Justin Mott (@askmott) . "Peter Esegon, 47, one of the primary rhino caretakers relaxes with Najin and Fatu as the sun sets at Ol Pejeta conservancy in Central Kenya," writes #YourShotPhotographer Justin Mott. "This is part of a long-term personal project titled Kindred Guardians documenting people around the world who dedicate their lives to helping animals in need." This photo was selected for the July 19, 2019 edition of our Photos of the Week series. — “What a jaw-dropping portrait, Justin. The way Peter looks the rhino is full of love and speaks to his commitment to these magnificent creatures. Your clean composition with a sense of place gives us a sense of Peter's surroundings while protecting and loving the rhinos. I love it, well done.” — @natgeoyourshot Associate Photo Editor Kristen McNicholas (@kemcnicholas)
22.07.2019 20:52:40
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Little Boxes | Photograph by Aya Okawa (@labyrinthiansmile)
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Little Boxes | Photograph by Aya Okawa (@labyrinthiansmile) . #YourShotPhotographer Aya Okawa made this aerial photograph of a neighborhood in the Netherlands. This photo was selected for the July 19, 2019 edition of our Photos of the Week series. — “This golden-hour aerial scene is gorgwous, Aya! I love how the shadows cast around the architecture in the scene. It looks like a toy village. Thanks for sharing!” — @natgeoyourshot Associate Photo Editor Kristen McNicholas (@kemcnicholas)
22.07.2019 17:25:39
Top Shot: Waterfall | Photograph by Prikshit Dalal (@haryanvi.boi)
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Top Shot: Waterfall | Photograph by Prikshit Dalal (@haryanvi.boi) . #YourShotPhotographer Prikshit Dalal made this picture at Dhobi Ghat, Mumbai, India of this individual “pouring boiling water in a container as the light rays passed through the temporary roof.” This photo was selected for the Daily Dozen on July 19, 2019. — Top Shot features the photo with the most votes from the previous day’s Daily Dozen, 12 photos chosen by the Your Shot editors from thousands of recent uploads. Our community votes for their favorite photo from the selection, and the Top Shot is showcased on the @natgeoyourshot Instagram account.
22.07.2019 15:38:07
The Art of Making Pasta | Photograph by Joel Blue Pellicano (@31_joel)
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The Art of Making Pasta | Photograph by Joel Blue Pellicano (@31_joel) . Food connects us to our ancestors and the places we come from. In this image of his grandmother, #YourShotPhotographer Joel Blue Pellicano describes the art of making pasta as “the tradition of my land: Reggio Calabria, Calabria, Italy.” — Inspired by the new @natgeochannel series Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted—premiering Sunday, July 21, at 10/9c—@natgeoyourshot is inviting you to take us on a culinary expedition by sharing your best photos and stories at www.natgeoyourshot.com. As National Geographic’s global photo community, together we will illustrate @gordongram’s belief that food is the gateway to culture around the world
21.07.2019 22:32:54
Mongolian Barbecue | Photo by P. Warner
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Mongolian Barbecue | Photo by P. Warner . “Mongolian barbecue: lamb alternated with heated river rocks placed into the center tin. Followed by garlic, spices, potatoes, and carrots,” writes #YourShotPhotographer P. Warner. “Once cooked, be careful. Although river rocks are removed, small pieces of stones may remain and add an unpleasant crunch while eating.” — Inspired by the new @natgeochannel series Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted—premiering Sunday, July 21, at 10/9c—@natgeoyourshot is inviting you to take us on a culinary expedition by sharing your best photos and stories at www.natgeoyourshot.com. As National Geographic’s global photo community, together we will illustrate @gordongram’s belief that food is the gateway to culture around the world
21.07.2019 20:10:57
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Sugar Man | Photograph by Haitham Al Farsi (@farsihaitham)
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Sugar Man | Photograph by Haitham Al Farsi (@farsihaitham) . #YourShotPhotographer Haitham Al Farsi photographed a young Omani man preparing red sugar, which is boiled until the water evaporates, leaving behind sugar at the bottom of this huge bowl that he is working on. — Inspired by the new @natgeochannel series Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted—premiering Sunday, July 21, at 10/9c—@natgeoyourshot is inviting you to take us on a culinary expedition by sharing your best photos and stories at www.natgeoyourshot.com. As National Geographic’s global photo community, together we will illustrate @gordongram’s belief that food is the gateway to culture around the world.
21.07.2019 17:41:51
Earth Oven | Photograph by Teh Han Lin (@tehhanlin)
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“The Dani’s Tribe in Indon
Earth Oven | Photograph by Teh Han Lin (@tehhanlin) . “The Dani’s Tribe in Indonesia uses an Earth oven method for cooking a pig and their staple crops such as sweet potatoes, bananas, and cassava. They heat some stones in a fire until they are extremely hot, then wrap cuts of meat and pieces of sweet potato inside banana leaves,” writes #YourShotPhotographer Teh Han Lin. “After hours, the pit is opened and the food is removed and eaten.” — Inspired by the new @natgeochannel series Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted—premiering Sunday, July 21, at 10/9c—@natgeoyourshot is inviting you to take us on a culinary expedition by sharing your best photos and stories at www.natgeoyourshot.com. As National Geographic’s global photo community, together we will illustrate @gordongram’s belief that food is the gateway to culture around the world.
21.07.2019 15:54:18
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