Photo of the Day

April 7, 2017

First Light

A newborn reaches upward towards the light. This symbolic photo was selected by National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson for the As the World Turns story on Your Shot. He said, "We've had a number of baby pictures submitted for this assignment, but this one struck me immediately." This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at natgeo.com/yourshot for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by tomasz solinski, National Geographic Your Shot

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