National Geographic : 2014 Jul
14 national geographic • July 2014 VISIONS | YOUR SHOT EDITORS’ CHOICE Chris Schmid Monnaz, Switzerland During a trip to Brazil, Schmid wanted to see the country’s famously strong criollo horses. He knew that ranchers would drive a group of horses from one place to another, so he set up a camera with a remote trigger on a hill. Several horses came close to stepping on it, but none did. READERS’ CHOICE Alex Geifman Lod, Israel Every day for two months Geifman went to Israel’s Ben Shemen Forest to photograph the same pack of foxes. While he was sitting in his car one day, two foxes climbed a tree. Then one slipped. Geifman snapped several shots before the fox fell. Assignment: The Moment We asked readers to capture fleeting scenes from the world in motion. For future assignments, visit ngm.com/yourshot/assignments.