Photo of the Day

December 30, 2016

Summer Storm

Lightning—or the “dragon of thunder,” as Your Shot photographer Makoto Igari refers to it—crashes to the sea in a summer storm off the coast of Ibaraki, Japan, located to the northeast of Tokyo. Silhouetted against the storm is a torii gate, a Japanese gateway typically constructed at the entrance to a temple; this one is outside the Oarai Isosaki Shrine.

Photograph by Makoto Igari, National Geographic Your Shot

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