Photo of the Day

July 15, 2018

Colorful War

Your Shot photographer Alireza Akbari took this photo of a Holi celebration in Mathura, India. "It was the beginning of a colorful war, and each person was a lone ranger who was carrying a bag full of colorful powder," he remembers. "They were throwing that powder to bless each other as a welcoming celebration to spring." 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 Alireza Akbari Lor, National Geographic Your Shot

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