Cactus Lightning 

In the Sonoran Desert near Red Rock, Arizona, a fast-moving electrical storm and a rainbow share the sky in this composite image. Several ranges in this part of Arizona—including the nearby Tortolita Mountains—help spawn thunder and lightning. This image appears in the November 2016 issue of National Geographic magazine.
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Childhood wonder

This picture of Your Shot photographer Vironica Golden’s son tells a very personal story. “After years of infertility I feel very lucky that we were able to conceive with the help of IVF,” she says. “Having children made me change the way I see the world; ordinary things become extraordinary in the eyes of children.”
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