Photo of the Day

January 3, 2017

Dawn of Civilization

The light of day begins to peek above the Roman Forum as the glow of night lingers at dawn. The site was developed into a civic center around 750 B.C., eventually becoming the site of temples and later a grazing ground. Your Shot photographer Renato R. writes that the “mixed light sources and mist create a very special atmosphere” at the ancient site.

Photograph by R. Raggi, National Geographic Your Shot

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