Photo of the Day

mist over Mount Bromo in East Java, Indonesia
October 23, 2014

Morning Java

Photographer Achmad Sumawijaya waited three hours to capture this picture of Mount Bromo (in foreground) and Mount Semeru (in background) on a misty morning in East Java, Indonesia. Some Indonesians believe that the volcanoes are portals to a subterranean world. This photo was submitted to the 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest. Enter your best shot by October 31 for a chance to win. Download wallpaper » See all contest entries » Browse galleries of our editors' favorites »
Photograph by Achmad Sumawijaya

Go Further

Subscriber Exclusive Content

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history