Photo of the Day

February 28, 2019

Penguin Parade

Thousands of penguins gather on the island of South Georgia, near Antarctica, in the Atlantic Ocean. Your Shot photographer Jonathan Lee recounts the powerful experience: "The skies cracked open and for 20 seconds, powerful evening rays lit up the field of penguins, and the chicks with their fluffy brown coats exploded into glowing halos. It was only then I remembered to gather my senses, and pick up my camera." 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 Jonathan Lee, National Geographic Your Shot

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