Your Shot photographer Ritesh Ghosh documented this young boy standing on a set of colorful stairs in Kolkata, India.
Your Shot photographer Ritesh Ghosh documented this young boy standing on a set of colorful stairs in Kolkata, India.
Photograph by Ritesh Ghosh, National Geographic Your Shot

Your best photos of the week, June 28, 2019

Each week, our editors choose stunning photos submitted by members of Your Shot, National Geographic's photo community.

We live in a beautifully colorful world. In the past few months, I’ve been paying closer attention to the relationships of color in photography and the tonal range of black-and-white photography. The Your Shot photo community is always serving up stunning imagery that leaves me intrigued, inspired, and—more often than not—with a huge smile on my face.

This week, my selections feel like a balance of strong color and black-and-white images. Rachel Mooney’s abstract image of trees completely took my breath away. The motion in her image creates a visual illusion of water falling with splashes of color found in the light and shadows of the trees. On the other hand, Jiawei Lai documented a timeless

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