Photo of the Day

August 6, 2019

The Wave

Only twenty people a day obtain permits to hike The Wave in northern Arizona. A photo such as this requires not just luck with the weather and the light, but also in getting chosen for one of the lottery permits. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at natgeo.com/yourshot for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Darlene Smith, National Geographic Your Shot

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