- Your Shot Photos of the Week
Your best photos of the week, August 9, 2019
Each week, our editors choose stunning photos submitted by members of Your Shot, National Geographic's photo community.
Communication is undeniably easier for people today than ever before through smartphones, the internet, and our ability to document the world around us on a moment’s notice. As part of a global photo community, Your Shot photographers have a unique ability to share their lives with each other, through the good and the bad.
This week, Your Shot had some good news come through our uploads. Megan Loeks has been a Your Shot photographer since 2016. This week she shared a portrait of her son taking his last chemotherapy treatment for leukemia after three years. The soft light is reminiscent of a Renaissance painting, styled with little details like his pill bottles, a Captain America shield, and blurred