Photo of the Day

August 6, 2018

Almost Showtime

Performers hasten to get ready backstage, 30 minutes before the start of an opera show in Macau. "I love these types of behind-of-the-scenes moments," says Your Shot producer David Lee. 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 Antonio Leong, National Geographic Your Shot

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