National Geographic : 2013 Sep
16 national geographic • September 2013 visions | YoUR sHoT EDITORS’ CHOICE Alexei Aliyev Nizhniy Tagil, Russia When Alexei Aliyev’s family came back from a neighbor’s birthday party, they discovered that a turkey had escaped from their farm. After his mother went to retrieve it, Aliyev stopped her so he could take a photo in front of their house. “Photograph quickly,” she told him. “He is very heavy!” READERS’ CHOICE Jeff Rose Batesville, Arkansas On his way to photograph waterfalls on the Ozark Plateau, Rose passed a pair of male elk—one young, one older—shar- ing a quiet moment, a rarity among males that often spar with each other. Immediately after Rose took this photo, the bull stood and walked off. 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.