Photo of the Day

June 27, 2019

Behind the Scenes

"In China's Loess Plateau, local residents dig holes in the loess layer to create cave living spaces, known as yaodongs," says Your Shot photographer Huaifeng Li. In this picture, "actors prepare for an evening opera performance in Licheng County, China. I spent the whole day with these actors from makeup to stage." 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 Huaifeng Li, National Geographic Your Shot

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