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a man rowing a boat on the Yamuna River, Mathura, India
April 27, 2015

Boatman of Mathura

While taking pictures of Hindu holy men in the Indian city of Mathura—birthplace of the Hindu god Krishna—Your Shot member Andrew Louis Kleynhans came across a boatman on the Yamuna River who asked to have his picture taken. To get this angle Kleynhans got on his stomach in the boat’s stern, his feet dangling in the water. “In the end ... the boatman was very happy with his image,” he writes.

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Photograph by Andrew Louis Kleynhans, National Geographic Your Shot

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