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people participating in a Correfoc performance in Sant Quinti de Mediona, Spain
August 25, 2014

A Devilish Display

Firecrackers douse raucous revelers in a steady stream of sparks during a celebration of Correfoc, or “fire runs,” in Sant Quintí de Mediona, Spain. A Catalan tradition, the festival features groups of participants known as "devils" running wild among the narrow streets, igniting fireworks along the way. <> “The shooting conditions are really dangerous for the photographer,” writes Your Shot photographer Anibal Trejo. “I had to protect myself to avoid burnings, dressing up with long sleeves, protective glasses, a hat, handkerchief, and even gloves.” Trejo’s picture recently appeared in the Your Shot assignment How Close Can You Get? This photo was submitted to Your Shot. Check out the new and improved website, where you can share photos, take part in assignments, lend your voice to stories, and connect with fellow photographers from around the globe.
Photograph by Anibal Trejo, National Geographic Your Shot

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