Photo of the Day

October 11, 2016

Painted Plateau

The Laguna Colorada offers a painter’s palette of color on the altiplano in the Bolivian Andes. The algae that thrive in the salty water of the shallow lake bring about the water’s red hue and are food for the vast number of flamingos that live there. 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 Casey French, National Geographic Your Shot
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