Photo of the Day

August 12, 2018

Stormy City

"I captured this image while escaping a thunderstorm in Manhattan by hopping on the Staten Island Ferry," says Your Shot photographer Austin Paz. "I stood at the back of the boat and kept shooting bursts of photos until I caught a strike. After about 30 frames or so, I was fortunate enough to end up with one frame with a burst of lightning behind this famous skyline." 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 Austin Paz, National Geographic Your Shot
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