Fri, February 24, 2012
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National Geographic reader photos

2012-02-24 06:51:18 GMT2012-02-24 14:51:18(Beijing Time)

Photo Courtesy Chris Allington/National Geographic Your Shot A narrow but violent tornado crosses Interstate 40 in Oklahoma near the city of Shawnee about 150 yards from us. This is an HDR image composed of bracketed exposures shot in rapid succession. Shortly after this image we got in the car to put a safe distance between us and this tornado.

Photo Courtesy Tim Wang/National Geographic Your Shot A big bright meteor fell toward Ayers Rock, Australia, when I was shooting the Centaurids meteor shower on Feb 7, 2012. And I caught this moment, so lucky!

Photo Courtesy Xiaotie Huang/National Geographic Your Shot I was taking a walk in the morning and saw a bunch of deer having breakfast; one of them noticed me.

Photo Courtesy Dwi Putra/National Geographic Your Shot It was on Sunday morning at 5:30 p.m. in Mount Bromo, one of beautiful mountains in Indonesia.

Photo Courtesy Andrea Visca/National Geographic Your Shot Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Italy.

Photo Courtesy Jaroslaw Pawlick/National Geographic Your Shot The Crete Senese area of Tuscany is full of the enchanting colors of the sunrise.

Photo Courtesy Pierre Lefebvre/National Geographic Your Shot Every day Mother Nature permits us to see through her the wonders of the world. Being a fisherman, I always wake up early in morning to admire what Mother Nature does best: present us with magical sceneries. She always presents me a different portrait of our lakefront (lake Morehead, Outaouais region). With this picture, I was awarded first prize in a contest at La d écouverte du Qu ébec, 2011. I wish to promote what Mother Nature does best through a photographer and fisherman's perspective.

Highlights from National Geographic's weekly gallery of the best photos submitted by their readers.



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