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a couple lying on rose petals
April 2, 2014

Coming Up Roses

Your Shot member Ankit Narang photographed this couple a few days before their wedding. "It was taken at a farmhouse away from the city," Narang writes. "I went before the actual day of the shoot to explore camera angles and interesting light, and I came across this aerial angle and imagined the couple in the morning light along with the shadows of the trees."

The shadows would provide a natural vignette effect, but Narang thought something should be added to the frame to make it more interesting. "On the day of the shoot, the couple brought rose petals on their own, and my problem was solved."

This photo was recently featured in the final story of our Love Snap assignment.

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Photograph by Ankit Narang, National Geographic Your Shot

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