National Geographic : 2009 Mar
• YOUR SHOT | ngm.com/yourshot Concentrate Check out the My Shot section of our website to try out some new features: Drop Shot allows you to see and interact with photos in real time as they're submitted, and our Matching Game tests your memory and concentration. We've also redesigned our members' gallery pages---isn't it about time you got your own? For guidelines, a submission form, and more fun photo games go to ngm.com/myshot. Debra Loumakis Cumming, Georgia Debra Loumakis's grandson eagerly awaited the arrival of his new sister, who was born a month after this photo was taken. "He loved talking to his mom's belly, and now the baby just loves looking at him and hearing his voice," says Loumakis, 51. Vashistha Pathak Dhanbad, India Walking in his garden one morning, Vashistha Pathak snapped this photo of a sow thistle, which was voted an ngm.com favorite. "A gust of wind blew away half the seeds, which made a perfect shot for me," says the 21-year-old student.