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pigeons flying around Jal Mahal, India
September 12, 2013

Jal Mahal, India

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At Jal Mahal in Jaipur, India, a flock of pigeons burst into the sky just as Mahesh Balasubramanian was contemplating the landscape's misty backdrop. "It was an early morning, and I was roaming around Jal Mahal," says the Your Shot contributor. "I was in the right position to [capture] those floating structures' reflections, with one nearby and another a bit far, balancing the frame. The water was very still."

The pigeons coming out of Jal Mahal surprised Balasubramanian, but "that is what made this shot for me."

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Photograph by Mahesh Balasubramanian, Your Shot

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