Every day at National Geographic, our photo editors look through somewhere between 4,000 and 8,000 images that are uploaded to our photo community. Of those images, 12 are selected to shine in what we call the Daily Dozen.
And from those photos, only one is chosen by you, the community.
Photograph by Joel Sartore, National Geographic. “Grizzly Survival: Their Fate Is in Our Hands,” July 2001
This month, I wanted to feature animal photos that have made Top Shot during the month of July.
But not because it’s rare for so many wildlife images to end up in the winning spot.
Actually, it’s the opposite.
Wildlife photography is a staple of the Your Shot community.
Your Shot editor Marie McGrory says Your Shot is, “a very international community.