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the green hills of the Scottish Highlands
November 1, 2015

Peaks of Enchantment

While on a four-day road trip through the Scottish Highlands, on what began as a rainy day, Your Shot member Joana Bochecha took advantage of a break in the weather and snapped this image of a shaft of sunlight illuminating the hollow between peaks in the Glencoe Mountains. “It had rained all morning, and just before reaching this spot the sun had broken through the clouds,” she writes, “highlighting not only the vibrant green of the grass … but also creating a mist between the top of the mountains that gives a mystical appearance to this photo.”

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Photograph by Joana Bochecha, National Geographic Your Shot

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