Breathtaking photographs from National Geographic readers capture magical sunrises and sunsets from some of the globe’s most beautiful places.

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Sunset in Ipanema is always beautiful but I am especially proud of this photo. Photo and caption by Bruno Barreto/National Geographic Your Shot

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The Golden Gate Bridge, just before sunrise. Photo and caption by Michael Bennett/National Geographic Your Shot

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Stormy evening light in Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre, Italy. Photo and caption by Sorin Rechitan/National Geographic Your Shot

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Visited Niagara Falls for the first time and it was amazing. It's such an overshot image but for a tourist, it's okay. This is a blended image from the same single image. Photo and caption by William Huynh/National Geographic Your Shot

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Magic hour in the streets of Paris. Montparnasse, Ile-de-France, France. Photo and caption by Mathieu Dupuis/National Geographic Your Shot

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This picture was taken during a cold sunrise in Cappadocia, Turkey, while flying in one of the hot air ballons. Photo and caption by Volney Olivo/National Geographic Your Shot

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Carezza Lake sunrise in the Dolomites. Photo and caption by Marco Carmassi/National Geographic Your Shot

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Mesa Arch is really a magical place but also quite a challenge for photographers. Not so much because of the difficult light but because of getting a place for your tripod at all. Arriving there one hour before sunset might not be enough for the first row. I really could not imagine that there are only about ten places from where you can take a nice shot. Photo and caption by Gerhard Korts/National Geographic Your Shot.