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a performer in an Aztec dance
February 27, 2013

Aztec Dance

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A performer in an Aztec ritual dance during a Día de los Muertos celebration in Los Angeles

(This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot.)

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? I like that the photographer chose to go tight on the dancer rather than show the wider scene. The effect is that it becomes not so much about the movement of the dance but the energy of the dancer, which is interesting. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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Photograph by Aydin Palabiyikoglu, Your Shot

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