<p>Monks looked up at the magnificent night sky filled with thousands of lanterns in awe. This was the moment I've been waiting for and it lasted very quickly due to strong wind. A very heavy downpour occurred right after we left the place.</p><p><em>This photo and caption were submitted to <a href="http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/" target="_blank">Your Shot</a>. Check out our photography community, where you can share photos, take part in assignments, lend your voice to stories, and connect with fellow photographers from around the globe.</em></p>

Yi Peng Festival, Thailand

Monks looked up at the magnificent night sky filled with thousands of lanterns in awe. This was the moment I've been waiting for and it lasted very quickly due to strong wind. A very heavy downpour occurred right after we left the place.

This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot. Check out our photography community, where you can share photos, take part in assignments, lend your voice to stories, and connect with fellow photographers from around the globe.

Photograph by Justin Ng, Your Shot

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