Photo of the Day

November 26, 2018

Sunset Snack

A seagull grabs a bite to eat from a ferry passenger traveling to Heybeliada, an island in the Sea of Marmara close to Istanbul. "I love how the beautiful light is illuminating the feeding bird," commented Your Shot producer David Y. Lee. "This photo is a testament on how magical light can elevate a frame." 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 Ünsal Ödemiş, National Geographic Your Shot
Unlock this story for free
Create an account to read the full story and get unlimited access to hundreds of Nat Geo articles.

Go Further

Subscriber Exclusive Content

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history

Unlock this story for free

Want the full story? Sign up to keep reading and unlock hundreds of Nat Geo articles for free.
Already have an account?