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    A Monk lighting Varanasi ghat during Dev Dipawali
    WHAT MAKES THIS PHOTO GREAT?
    Composition 4
    Lighting 2
    Creativity 1
    Story 3

    The candles surrounding the monk encapsulate and illuminate him. The mood of this image is just so warm and fantastic.

    Stephen Alvarez
    National Geographic Photographer
    Photo Details
    Date Taken: Nov 6, 2013
    Date Uploaded: Nov 24, 2014
    Location: Vārānasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
    Focal Length: 22 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/320 sec
    Aperture: f/4
    ISO: 2500
    Copyright: © Surajit Ganguly
    Categories: Culture, People, Travel
    Assignments: Beautiful Destinations, Low Light , Faith, World Without Energy, What's in a Frame?