Photo of the Day

September 11, 2019

Midnight Sunset

A combination of fate and preparedness allowed Your Shot photographer Donald Yip to capture this photo of wild horses in Iceland, grazing beneath a midnight sun. "I arrived approx 11:00PM, giving myself ample time before sunset. Unfortunately, all the clouds had started to disappear, but I proceeded to set up anyway," he remembers. "In the distance, I saw these horses wandering around. I immediately picked up my gear, ran over, and snapped this image!" 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 Donald Yip, National Geographic Your Shot

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