Photo of the Day

June 12, 2019

Underwater Adventure

Your Shot photographer Wendy Timmermans describes the experience of freediving this way: "When holding our breath in an stunning location like this, somewhere hidden in the Mexican jungle, our minds enter a state of serenity and we feel fortunate to experience the underwater world at his most beautiful." 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 Wendy Timmermans, National Geographic Your Shot
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