Photo of the Day

April 15, 2019

Toward the Light

A boy goes for a night swim in Charleston, West Virginia. "The only light I use at night to photograph my son is the one inside the pool," says Your Shot photographer Tessie Wallace. 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 Tessie Wallace, National Geographic Your Shot

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