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children playing cricket in Bangladesh
February 18, 2013

Cricket Game, Bangladesh

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos Due to the effect of climate change, in 2007 Tropical Cyclone Aila hit Gabura Union, a coastal island of Bangladesh. Now people from this place are recovering from their wounds. Children are playing cricket in a salty, barren field. (This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.) What Makes This a Photo of the Day? Having an element coming in from the edge of the frame can be distracting, but in this case, the pitcher’s hand reaching in from the left creates suspense and mirrors the anticipation of the players as the ball is struck. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor Break the rules of photography » Get tips on photographing people »
Photograph by Mohammad Rakibul Hasan, My Shot

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