Photo of the Day

A young goatherd with her flock in Somaliland, Somalia
August 11, 2012

Goatherd, Somalia

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos Picture taken during my trip to Somaliland of a little girl who walks two to three hours to the well to get water for her goats and her family (This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.) What Makes This a Photo of the Day? I like the photographer’s straightforward approach to making this portrait. It’s clean and uncluttered, which allows us to focus on the moment that’s been captured. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor Get tips on photographing people in their element »
Photograph by Fahad Badar Bhatti, My Shot

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