- Your Shot Photos of the Week
Your best photos of the week, November 16, 2018
Each week, our editors choose stunning photos submitted by members of Your Shot, National Geographic's photo community.
English polymath and inventor Sir John Herschel is credited with giving the word “photography” its meaning. It’s derived from Greek roots that literally translate to “writing with light.” Isn’t that a beautiful phrase? It’s poetic. Writing with light is how the Your Shot community shares stories. We tell our stories with light hitting a sensor or being exposed on film, or any other way we make photographs.
Lately, I’ve been walking to work from my apartment in Washington, D.C. The best part isn’t the exercise, the fresh air, or being able to avoid rude commuters with no public transportation etiquette (though these are benefits). The best part is getting to know my surroundings while seeing the beautiful