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  • Bear Lake Sunrise | Photograph by Molly McCormick
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"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.
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“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)
  • 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)
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  • The Last Remaining Northern White Rhinos | Photograph by Justin Mott (@askmott)
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"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.
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“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)
  • 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)
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  • Little Boxes | Photograph by Aya Okawa (@labyrinthiansmile)
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#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.
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“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)
  • 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)
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  • Top Shot: Waterfall | Photograph by Prikshit Dalal (@haryanvi.boi)
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#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.
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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.
  • 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.
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  • The Art of Making Pasta | Photograph by Joel Blue Pellicano (@31_joel)
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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.”
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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
  • 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
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  • Mongolian Barbecue | Photo by P. Warner
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“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.”
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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
  • 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
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  • Sugar Man | Photograph by Haitham Al Farsi (@farsihaitham)
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#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.
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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.
  • 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.
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  • Earth Oven | Photograph by Teh Han Lin (@tehhanlin)
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“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.”
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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.
  • 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.
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  • Sunday Brunch | Photograph by Toni Minchev (@minchev.toni)
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“Sundays are brunch days at our house (most of the time). Homemade crepes are a must. These European style pancakes, ‘palachinki’ in Bulgarian, are my most cherished childhood memory of delicious breakfast and still happen to be my favorite,” writes #YourShotPhotographer Toni Minchev. “My husband and daughter love them too. Simple ingredients, 1 or 2 eggs, flour and milk, somebutter for the pan, a pinch of love, and my family is happy.”
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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.
  • Sunday Brunch | Photograph by Toni Minchev (@minchev.toni) . “Sundays are brunch days at our house (most of the time). Homemade crepes are a must. These European style pancakes, ‘palachinki’ in Bulgarian, are my most cherished childhood memory of delicious breakfast and still happen to be my favorite,” writes #yourshotphotographer Toni Minchev. “My husband and daughter love them too. Simple ingredients, 1 or 2 eggs, flour and milk, somebutter for the pan, a pinch of love, and my family is happy.” — 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.
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  • Under the Moon | Photograph by Kuo Zei Yang (@shadowkuo_photography)
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“We pitched our tent during the night fall,” writes #YourShotPhotographer Kuo Zei Yang, “with the moon rising from the peaks at the same time, lightening up the area with a mood.”
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Today is the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, and to celebrate, we invited @usairforce Major General and @nasa astronaut Bill Anders to guest edit our assignment, “The Moon in Your Life.” To submit your best moon photo, go to the link in our profile (www.natgeoyourshot.com). Submission deadline is July 25, 2019.
  • Under the Moon | Photograph by Kuo Zei Yang (@shadowkuo_photography) . “We pitched our tent during the night fall,” writes #yourshotphotographer Kuo Zei Yang, “with the moon rising from the peaks at the same time, lightening up the area with a mood.” — Today is the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, and to celebrate, we invited @usairforce Major General and @nasa astronaut Bill Anders to guest edit our assignment, “The Moon in Your Life.” To submit your best moon photo, go to the link in our profile (www.natgeoyourshot.com). Submission deadline is July 25, 2019.
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  • Last Hubble | Photograph by James Brown
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#YourShotPhotographer James Brown photographed STS-125 Space Shuttle Atlantis launching on May 11, 2009 for the final Hubble servicing mission. He made this photograph with a remote camera on the back side of the launch pad.
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"There's so much going on in those plumes of exhaust and the image of the shuttle holds an element of nostalgia (and a bit of sadness)." — #YourShotPhotographer George T. Probst (@iphotographsharks)
  • Last Hubble | Photograph by James Brown . #yourshotphotographer James Brown photographed STS-125 Space Shuttle Atlantis launching on May 11, 2009 for the final Hubble servicing mission. He made this photograph with a remote camera on the back side of the launch pad. — "There's so much going on in those plumes of exhaust and the image of the shuttle holds an element of nostalgia (and a bit of sadness)." — #yourshotphotographer George T. Probst (@iphotographsharks)
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  • Fly Me to the Moon | Photograph by Juan Osorio (@juancosoriophotography)
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“My daughter wants to fly to the moon,” writes #YourShotPhotographer Juan Osorio. I wanted to create a surreal world with the balloons in which you have several angles of view, like having several cameras showing the landscape and Sophia the astronaut.”
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“Juan, I love this photo because it perfectly illustrates your love for your daughter, and your encouragement in the pursuit of her dreams. By making this image a reality for your daughter, you have revealed to her that anything is possible. And I love that. Your daughter will succeed beyond your wildest imagination because you're not telling your daughter ‘No,’ but ‘How can I help you achieve your dreams?’” — @natgeoyourshot Producer David Y. Lee (@davidylee)
  • Fly Me to the Moon | Photograph by Juan Osorio (@juancosoriophotography) . “My daughter wants to fly to the moon,” writes #yourshotphotographer Juan Osorio. I wanted to create a surreal world with the balloons in which you have several angles of view, like having several cameras showing the landscape and Sophia the astronaut.” — “Juan, I love this photo because it perfectly illustrates your love for your daughter, and your encouragement in the pursuit of her dreams. By making this image a reality for your daughter, you have revealed to her that anything is possible. And I love that. Your daughter will succeed beyond your wildest imagination because you're not telling your daughter ‘No,’ but ‘How can I help you achieve your dreams?’” — @natgeoyourshot Producer David Y. Lee (@davidylee)
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