National Geographic : 2010 Nov
• YOURSHOT|ngm.com/yourshot READERS' CHOICE Vibrancy and Variety The world is alive with colors and textures, shapes and perspectives. Your photos are too. In fact, the best ones document diversity---poignant tableaux, landscape panoramas, and so much more. So keep that in mind, and keep sending us your best. Every month this page features two photographs: one chosen by our editors, one chosen by our readers via online voting. For more information, go to ngm.com/yourshot. EDITORS' CHOICE Paul Cotter Charlotte, North Carolina As his mother's health declined, Cotter, 52, thought "of all her small acts of kindness---like the tomato soup she made for me when I was a little boy." This shot was his way to say "farewell and to thank her for warming my heart." Navid Baraty Brooklyn, New York Most evenings San Francisco's Ocean Beach is foggy, cold, and empty. But last fall Baraty, 29, caught this sunset sight: a "multitude of little silhouettes on the glistening sand with mist encroaching. "