An exhilarating view from a skyscraper. A wild creature in breathtaking, bizarre detail. A magical moment in a kayak. These are among the spectacular Northwest images captured by Seattle Times readers who wanted to share our region’s beauty with you.

Share your recent photo from around the Northwest. Submit online at seattletimes.com/submit-photos. Our favorite will appear in this spot next week. We judge the year’s best and award prizes in December.