January 9, 2016

Here Comes the Sun

Photograph by Hiroki Inoue, National Geographic Your Shot

After days of cold, late autumn rain, the sun appears in Shiretoko National Park in Hokkaido, Japan. “He [seemed] to have eaten no mouse for several days,” writes Your Shot member Hiroki Inoue of this fox, captured as it lifted its head to the rays.

Inoue’s shot was recently featured in the Daily Dozen.

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26 comments
Irene Irvine
Irene Irvine

Hiroki San, thank you for sharing this beautiful photograph with us. Taihen utsukushi!

Chris B.
Chris B.

The expression on the fox's face is beautiful. You can tell that to him the sunlight is bliss.

Michael T.
Michael T.

Brilliant image!  Love the warm colors, and the DOF really makes it POP!  excellent work!


Once again
Once again

the eyes ,the smile so happy with the sun :)

David Mays
David Mays

Please share what camera, lens and settings you used to capture this wonderful image.

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