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a boy carrying a calf in Purulia, West Bengal, India
May 27, 2015

Kids in the Field

Your Shot member Jawed Alam was passing through a village near the Purulia district of West Bengal, India, when he saw a boy with a goat kid standing in a field of wildflowers. Alam saw the perfect frame in the background of colorful flowers, the boy’s yellow T-shirt, and the black goat. “I quickly adjusted my camera setting and started clicking pictures,” he writes.

Alam’s image was recently featured in Your Shot’s Daily Dozen.

This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our storytelling community. Check out the new book Getting Your Shot for more photos, plus tips and creative insights from Nat Geo experts.

Editor's Note, May 27, 2015: The title and caption have been updated to correctly identify the animal in the photograph.
Photograph by Jawed Alam, National Geographic Your Shot

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