Your Shot Community Support

What is a sponsored assignment?

Occasionally assignments in Your Shot are sponsored by advertisers or partnering organizations. These sponsors...

How can I change the cover photo at the top of my gallery?

Note: This article describes how to update your Your Shot gallery. For help updating the background photo of y...

Can I delete a photo I have submitted to a Your Shot assignment and submit another photo in its place?

The quota for submitting to Your Shot Assignments remains the same even if one of the uploads is deleted. Once...

How can I manage notifications about activity on my photos?

What are notifications? Notifications let you know when other members and National Geographic editors have int...

What is a hashtag challenge? How can I participate?

What is a hashtag challenge? A hashtag challenge is when editors challenge the community to post photos on a ...

Can I submit the same photo to more than one assignment?

Yes, as long as the two assignments are not running concurrently.

Is there a limit on how old the photograph is that you can upload to Your Shot?

There is no time limit. You may submit scans of negatives, transparencies, or photographs taken with non-digi...

I noticed that there are now advertisements on the Your Shot website. Why the change?

As our community grows, so does our need for more resources. Per our Community Terms of Service, we will not s...

How do I follow a photographer?

Visit a photo details page, the Daily Dozen page, or a photographer's profile page, and click the yellow "Foll...

How do I unfollow a photographer?

Go to their profile page or a photo details page for one of their photos, and click the gray "Unfollow" button...