Photo of the Day

January 27, 2017

The 'Stars' Above

"A free diver emerges from the depth of Swallows Cave in Tonga’s Vava'u Group islands, finding a living cloud of fish circling above. “They offer a spectacular ballet when you dive inside,” writes Your Shot photographer Marc Henauer. The composition of his photo was striking to Henauer: “The contrast between the dark of the bottom and the light of the top make ... the fishes [look] like stars.” 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 Marc Henauer, National Geographic Your Shot

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