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a Himba woman looking over landscape
October 31, 2015

A Good Light

Both a young Himba woman and the Namibian landscape are bathed in golden light. Her expression seems to be one of contentment—at least in this moment—inspired by the sight of her homeland awash in the sun’s glow. This photograph was submitted to the 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest. Submit your best photo for a chance to win. Browse galleries of editors’ favorites >>
Photograph by Bjorn Persson

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