Your Shot Community Support

When I submit a photo to Your Shot, do I retain the copyright to the photograph?

Yes, the photographer always retains ownership of the copyright. For more information, please see our Terms of...

How many photos can I submit? When does the quota reset?

You may submit up to 15 photos to Your Shot per week. There is no lifetime limit on photo uploads to your port...

How can I submit a photo for the Daily Dozen?

Every photo uploaded to Your Shot will be considered for the Daily Dozen. Our Daily Dozen editor reviews every...

How can I submit or upload a photo to Your Shot?

Once they are logged in, Your Shot members can upload a photo by clicking the Upload button on the top right c...

How can I report abuse on Your Shot?

How can I report a photo on Your Shot that I believe infringes on copyright or otherwise violates the Communit...

What are assignments and stories? How do they work?

What is an assignment? Assignments are not contests. National Geographic operates two contests each year: t...

I have some feedback or suggestions about Your Shot. Who should I tell?

We’d love to hear your thoughts and ideas! Please fill out our email form with more information. While we read...

Is image manipulation allowed in Your Shot?

Please refer to our photo guidelines at: yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/photo-guidelines We allow and enc...

Do photos have to be taken with a digital camera?

Submitted photos do not have to be digital photos taken with a digital camera. Any digital scan will do, as lo...

Are my photos safe?

If a photo can be seen in a web browser, it can be downloaded, copied or saved. There is nothing technically p...