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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
A Perfect Flutter

I took this shot at Gangasagar Mela. The Gangasagar Mela is one of the biggest religious festivals of India. The patterns formed by the drying saree in the wind, as well as the light and shadow play, attracted my attention. I was able to complete it by adding the presence of a lone man.

This photo is a finalist in the Mobile category of our 15th Annual Photo Contest. See all 60 finalists here.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: Namkhana, West Bengal, India
Camera: Lenovo A7020a48
Copyright: © Sirsendu Gayen
Awards
Photo of the Day: 09.15.17
Editor's Pick
Finalist