September 2, 2014

September 2, 2014

A Grand Flyover

Photograph by Jassen T., National Geographic Your Shot

Sunrise at Yellowstone National Park finds steam rising from the surface of the Grand Prismatic Spring, the park’s largest hot spring. Your Shot member Jassen T. overcame high winds and turbulence to capture the view while piloting a plane at 11,000 feet. “This incredible place is not only remote, but flying over high terrain is dangerous,” he writes. “Trying to get the right angle without people on the walkway while trying to maintain the right altitude and attitude also made things complicated. While flying, I remember thinking to myself that I didn't want to leave. There are just not enough words to describe magic.”

Jassen T.'s picture recently appeared in Your Shot's Daily Dozen.

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58 comments
Sabrina Taher
Sabrina Taher

This picture has beautiful colors, and the texture makes the photo really nice!

Esteban Ochoa
Esteban Ochoa

YAAASSSSSSSSS! 

       =3         -person

John S.
John S.

wel dun, gud piktuur 

Noah Hinojosa
Noah Hinojosa

Great shot the contrast of the blue with the orange. good photo!

Branden Pol
Branden Pol

i just love this picture! Great angle and colors

Christine Garner
Christine Garner

Definitely an outstanding shot Jassen. Its amazing what we will risk to get "the" shot. I know I would do the same seeing such beauty below. Some of my favorite photos are out of an airplane window. Great job and thank you for sharing your beautiful photo.

brysha pelt
brysha pelt

This image actually looks like a painting. Amazing.

deborah silber
deborah silber

Magical indeed...what an incredible shot!!  Hats off Jassen!!!

Joy Saldanha
Joy Saldanha

My goodness what an awesome shot. I would not put myself at great risk to do this.But we had someone who did, and the result is plain to see. So thank you.  j.e.s.......... 

Arnab Barua
Arnab Barua

Really Awesome Shot!!!! Mindblowing!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Adria Gomez
Adria Gomez

The photo shows many different colors and also contains lines.

Ryan Murray
Ryan Murray

It almost looks like a typical abstract painting... pretty none the less

Ashley Vazquez
Ashley Vazquez

this picture has alot of color. it has a lot of texture. it was taken at the right time.


Saul Garcia
Saul Garcia

this picture shows a different vary of colors all arranging from dark to light colors and also the lines are not straight and they are all rigid and doesn't have a certain way it goes

Pedro  Vallejo
Pedro Vallejo

The view has a lot of color, which makes it just amazing. And texture brings the picture more detail.


Elena Gonzalez
Elena Gonzalez

the colors and texture make this look very unique 

Jonathan Galindo
Jonathan Galindo

Wow. This photo was taken at the right at just the right time!. amazing vibrant colors and you could really see the heat coming out of the hot-spring.

Kevin Bui
Kevin Bui

Extremely beautiful. Absolutely fantastic. The coloring is outstanding. Magnificent. Unbelievable. Superb. Gorgeous. 

sheylah davis
sheylah davis

The element of color is interesting. I like the smoke coming from it . It adds great contrast. 

Ana Ascencio
Ana Ascencio

It's a beautiful picture full of color and life. the angle is just right. incredible. 

Emerley Tith
Emerley Tith

I like the colors of the hot spring. The texture of the rocks is nice.

Chasity Sanderson
Chasity Sanderson

The color of the hot spring is really pretty and there's a lot of texture surrounding it. 

Susan R.
Susan R.

Awesome, awesome shot...congrats on the capture...and the recognition...

Bev Hennager
Bev Hennager

That sounds like texting and driving :O)  Glad you didn't crash!


Incredible shot.

Yolanda Patterson
Yolanda Patterson

Been privilege enough to see this beautiful national park and so many more wonders I wasn't able to see.


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