Photo of the Day

April 8, 2019

Fire in the Sky

Your Shot photographer Peter Coskun and his friends got permits to camp at the Grand Canyon some sixty miles from a paved road. "As we arrived, the clouds darkened and the thunder began rumbling," he remembers. "I set up on the edge with a lightning trigger hoping to capture some strikes in the distance. When I heard the shutter click when these two bolts struck, I knew I had something special." 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 Peter Coskun, National Geographic Your Shot

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