Photo of the Day

June 5, 2017

Bold and Blue

Yellowstone National Park is home to more than 10,000 geothermal features. This photo, which hasn't received any color enhancement, was taken from a helicopter almost 2,000 feet in the air. The different naturally occurring colors are a product of combinations of microbes, temperature, and light. 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 Pawel Pilch, National Geographic Your Shot
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