Your best photos of 2018

The best images this year from National Geographic’s photo community—curated from thousands of photographers and over a million photographs

Your Shot photographer Aya Okawa captured this image of a long exposure of the San Francisco city skyline emerging from the fog at sunrise.
Photograph by Aya Okawa, National Geographic Your Shot

For almost 13 years, you have been sharing your photos with the Your Shot community. Our mission is to tell stories collaboratively with our photographers while harboring an educational and welcoming community for you to improve your photography. These 70 selections were curated from over 1.2 million photo uploads in 2018 from photographers around the world who are just like you. Our photographers always display an impressive variety of photographic styles and it all starts with picking up the camera closest to them. So, what are you waiting for? You can make these images, too. We’ll see you in 2019.

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