Photo of the Day

women harvesting kash blooms in India
November 4, 2013

Kash Harvest, India

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Shots The blooming of kash flowers announces the advent of autumn. Such natural beauty can be seen for miles here. The irony of this photograph is that these two women were cutting and collecting the stems for use as cooking fuel. What Makes This a Photo of the Day? The word that comes to mind when viewing this photograph is grace. The robed figures of the women and the willowy stalks of the plants create a visually harmonious scene. The woman paused on the left, face illuminated by the sun, underscores the soft beauty of the frame. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot. Check out the new and improved website, where you can share photos, take part in assignments, lend your voice to stories, and connect with fellow photographers from around the globe. See more pictures from Your Shot's Daily Dozen » Get tips on capturing the moment »
Photograph by Biswajit Patra, Your Shot

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