GALLERY: National Geographic Travel’s Your Shot Illuminating the World

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The photos were selected from National Geographic’s photo community, Your Shot. The stunning, light-filled photos were taken around the world, from destinations such as Italy, Thailand, Estonia and Tokyo.

Lighting up these dark December days, National Geographic Travel has shared a new photo gallery with us – Your Shot: Illuminating The World.

The photos were selected from National Geographic’s photo community, Your Shot. The stunning, light-filled photos were taken around the world, from destinations such as Italy, Thailand, Estonia and Tokyo.

Submit photos to the Your Shot photo community here: yourshot.nationalgeographic.com.

GALLERY: National Geographic Travel's Your Shot Illuminating the World
Ranohira, Madagascar
Photograph by Michele Martinelli, Your Shot

Photograph by Michele Martinelli, Your Shot: The colours of neon lights that illuminate this motel recall the colors of the Malagasy flag.

GALLERY: National Geographic Travel's Your Shot Illuminating the World
Manarola, Italy
Photograph by Paul Hogie, Your Shot

Photograph by Paul Hogie, Your Shot: I camped on this spot for some time waiting for the right balance of light as the sun set. I was rewarded with many great shots of the late afternoon and even in moonlight. This long exposure captures the essence of the village life with a party on the wharf.

GALLERY: National Geographic Travel's Your Shot Illuminating the World
Christmas Market, Estonia
Photograph by Risto Hunt, Your Shot

Photograph by Risto Hunt, Your Shot: Christmas market illuminated one winter evening in the old town of Tallinn, Estonia

GALLERY: National Geographic Travel's Your Shot Illuminating the World
Yi Peng Festival, Thailand
Photograph by Justin Ng, Your Shot

Photograph by Justin Ng, Your Shot: Monks looked up at the magnificent night sky filled with thousands of lanterns in awe. This was the moment I’ve been waiting for and it lasted very quickly due to strong wind. A very heavy downpour occurred right after we left the place.

GALLERY: National Geographic Travel's Your Shot Illuminating the World
Pitlochry, Scotland
Photograph by Eddie Bayne, Your Shot

Photograph by Eddie Bayne, Your Shot: Visited a light show in Pitlochry, Scotland

GALLERY: National Geographic Travel's Your Shot Illuminating the World
Shanghai Highways
Photograph by Paul Reiffer, Your Shot

Photograph by Paul Reiffer, Your Shot: Shanghai’s famous elevated roads come to life at night as the city illuminates them with bright blue lights. Light trails from the cars lead toward the futuristic skyline of Pudong in the background.

GALLERY: National Geographic Travel's Your Shot Illuminating the World
Holiday Display in Tokyo
Photograph by Hiro Kurashina, Your Shot

Photograph by Hiro Kurashina, Your Shot: People are walking through the Christmas night in downtown Tokyo to enjoy the illumination by millions of LED lights.

GALLERY: National Geographic Travel’s Your Shot Illuminating the World was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Oonagh Shiel
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