Photo of the Day

January 29, 2017

Hanging Around

Photographer Mike Melnotte was out for a walk with his family near Fort Fisher in North Carolina. Near a grove of oak trees, he came across some friends relaxing and was struck by the way they sat in silence and simply watched the sunset. 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 Mike Melnotte, National Geographic Your Shot

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