National Geographic : 2014 Jan
visions | YoUR sHoT This page features two photographs: one chosen by our editors and one chosen by our readers via online voting. For more information, go to yourshot.nationalgeographic.com. 18 national geographic • january 2014 READERS’ CHOICE Bridgena Barnard Cape Town, South Africa Barnard hoped to photograph a cheetah kill during a trip to South Africa’s Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. When her daughter spotted a group of cheetahs on a dune surveying a group of springbok antelopes, Barnard found the perfect position to capture the pursuit of a fawn. EDItORS’ CHOICE Giséle teixeira Richmond, California While cleaning her house, Teixeira, a third-grade teacher, came across an old pin-box toy. Lying on her bed, she envisioned a creative self-portrait. As she held her breath for each take, she experimented to find the best distance and angle at which to hold the camera.