Photo of the Day

November 30, 2018

Watchful Gaze

A black swan peers out from behind its feathers. "That red eye gazing towards us surrounded by a sea of grays and blacks is nothing short of intense and engaging!" commented Your Shot associate photo editor Kristen McNicholas. "An awesome use of simplicity and contrast in a single frame to paint a portrait of this black swan." This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Istvan Ladanyi, National Geographic Your Shot

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