Your Shot Community Support

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...

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...

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...

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...

Is image manipulation allowed in Your Shot?

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

What is the Daily Dozen?

The Daily Dozen features 12 of our favorites photos that have been selected by National Geographic editors. H...

Why won't my images upload?

First, please make sure your images meet the following requirements: JPG or JPEG file format Minimum 1,6...

What should I include in the description of my photograph?

Captions are a great way to engage others in your photography. The Five Ws are a good starting point: Who is i...

Are captions fact-checked for accuracy?

We trust our members to give accurate caption information. Typically we do not research or fact-check captions...

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

Yes, as long as the two assignments are not running at the same time.