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a thunderstorm at the Mitten Buttes in Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Arizona
February 20, 2015

Monumental Storm

While touring Arizona’s Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Your Shot member Emma Rogers and her partner were undeterred from a day of sightseeing by the stormy weather sweeping the landscape. Here, a mass of thunderclouds hovers above the Mitten Buttes, a scene made more dramatic by a bolt of lightning. “While it was a lucky shot,” writes Rogers, “I feel like it perfectly captured the atmosphere of the day.”

Rogers’s image recently appeared in Your Shot’s Daily Dozen.

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Photograph by Emma Rogers, National Geographic Your Shot
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