Photo of the Day

October 17, 2019

Tight Squeeze

At a festival in Catalonia, men form a human tower known as a castell. Those in the base layer must squeeze together as tightly as possible to support the people who climb on top. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Matthew Phillis, National Geographic Your Shot

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