Photo of the Day

May 31, 2009

Church, Cook Islands, New Zealand

This Month in Photo of the Day: Images From National Geographic Books

Late for church in New Zealand's Cook Islands, a young girl peers anxiously inside.

From the National Geographic book National Geographic Image Collection.

Photograph by William Albert Allard

Go Further

Subscriber Exclusive Content

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history