Photo of the Day

June 17, 2018

Laundry Day

This photo of laundry hanging out to dry in Vārānasi, India, is an example of the rewards of careful composition. "I quickly saw my canvas to create a composition with leading lines," says Your Shot photographer Bhaskar Kundu."But I wanted the decisive moment in the frame. So I waited until I could see people walking along, casting shadows on the hanging clothes against the light." This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at natgeo.com/yourshot for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Bhaskar Kundu, National Geographic Your Shot

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