National Geographic : 2009 Jul
• YOUR SHOT | ngm.com/yourshot Conor Dupre-Neary Kula, Hawaii When an "extraordinary" moth alighted at Dupre-Neary's living room window, the 27-year-old biological technician went outside for a better look. He got an even better picture: his dog, Jada, and the bug eyeing each other through the glass. Susan Byrd Scottsdale, Arizona Searching for "the essence of old China," Byrd, 65, found two farmers admiring the centuries-old rice terraces that ridge the steep hills of Longsheng. Her shot was voted an ngm.com favorite. EDITORS' CHOICE READERS' CHOICE Odd Angles What do interspecies curiosity and age-old landmarks have in common? They're both parts of our world that can still seem new and surprising---it's all a matter of perspective. So find a point of view and upload the result to our website; your picture might be published in National Geographic. Every month, this page features two photographs: one chosen by our editors, and one chosen by readers via our online voting machine. For more information go to ngm.com/yourshot.