Photo of the Day

snow-covered trees in Alaska
September 27, 2012

Frosted Trees, Alaska

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

I took this photo from my back deck in North Pole, Alaska. It was early evening and the full moon was moving through the sky, illuminating the frosted trees and turning the sky cobalt blue.

(This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot. Have a great shot? Send it to us for possible publication in National Geographic magazine.)


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Photograph by Susan Stevenson, Your Shot

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