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a girl walking on a Moroccan street
December 16, 2015

Out of the Blue

“The winding streets of Chefchaouen, Morocco, are coated in wonderful blue tones,” writes Your Shot community member Matt Dutile. “I found the studded door in the background a really great example of the architectural character of the city but wanted to capture someone passing by to give the photo a sense of place. So I crouched down in another doorway down the alley and snapped images as people were passing by. I waited until I had just the right moment I wanted—the colorful pink of the young girl's dress [popped] out well as she hit stride in just the right spot. Patience pays off.”

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Photograph by Matt Dutile, National Geographic Your Shot

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