Photograph by Dr. Akira Takaue, National Geographic Your Shot
Structural engineer and Your Shot community member Akira Takaue captured this shot at the Mall of Asia while on a business trip in Manila, Philippines. The city “has a lot of interesting and characteristic architecture,” says Takaue.
One of the best animal photos in 2013 by National Geographic!
Cherry blossom is called sakura in Japanese. It is a Japanese symbolic flower. There are various kinds of cherry trees, and an especially old cherry tree is called edo-higan.
Photograph by Hideyuki Katagiri
Cherry Blossoms Photo — Flower Wallpaper — National Geographic Photo of the Day.
Photograph by Suren Manvelyan
Armenia—Beauty is in the beheld eye of a 16-year-old boy in Yerevan. In this highly magnified view of his iris’s surface architecture, the central black pool is the pupil, and his lashes are reflected by the cornea. His eyelids appear as pink rims at top and bottom. (National Geographic)
Visions of Earth 2013 – Photo Gallery – National Geographic Magazine.