Photo of the Day

April 23, 2019

Winter's Fire

Shortly after a snowfall, Your Shot photographer got an opportune photograph at Horsetail Falls in Yosemite National Park. "Every year for a few days in February," she says, "the sun sets at a certain angle and illuminates the waterfall in luminescent orange and red, making it look like a molten lava." 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 Sangeeta Dey, National Geographic Your Shot

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