Photo of the Day

a traditional female Balinese dancer performing at a festival, Indonesia
August 19, 2015

Festival Night in Ubud

“The superb dancing of the Balinese is based on Hindu mythology and is both exotic and powerful in its presentation,” writes Your Shot member Gordon Grimwade, who photographed these festival dancers in Ubud on the Indonesian island of Bali. “I converted this image to black and white simply because it better portrays the performance and mood.”

This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our storytelling community where members can take part in photo assignments, get expert feedback, be published, and more. Join now »

Photograph by Gordon Grimwade, National Geographic Your Shot

Go Further

Subscriber Exclusive Content

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history