Photo of the Day

April 5, 2019

Morning Flight

In Yasugi, Shimane, Japan, swans take flight in a rice paddy, where they spent the night protected. "In the morning the swans fly towards the feed station," says Your Shot photographer Masahiro Hiroike. "To reproduce the dynamic scene, I took them with a slow shutter of 0.1 second." 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 Masahiro Hiroike, National Geographic Your Shot
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