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    This shot was taken at the Ghats of Varanasi during the festival of Dev Deepawali (Deepawali of God). In this shot the priest was standing and this was determined as the feet of God and the people are keeping oil lamps in front to offer their prayer to the God. I got this composition among more than 50 people who were trying to capture the faces.
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    From Your Shot photographer Anirudh Ranjan: "The low point of view just increments this pic several notches up. Also, keeping an old person's leg creates both, layers in the photograph as well as a connect to this tradition, which in itself is age old. Also, a new age couple in the background provide an interesting contrast to the picture. Well done Vishwajeet."

    David Lee
    Producer, Nat Geo Your Shot
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    Date Taken: Nov 22, 2018
    Date Uploaded: Nov 27, 2018
    Location: Vārānasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Camera: Google Pixel 3 XL
    Focal Length: 4.44 mm
    Shutter Speed: 10397/1000000 sec
    Aperture: f/1.8
    ISO: 74
    Copyright: © Vishwajeet Singh Sengar
    Categories: Culture, People, Places
    Assignments: Rites of Passage, What is Family?, How We Celebrate, For National Geographic's Photo of the Day, For Your Shot's Instagram (@natgeoyourshot), My Best Photos of 2018, Beauty & Awe, My Best Photos of November 2018