8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
People taking bath during a local religious fair in Kurukshetra, Haryana, India.

The whole atmosphere was very lively,” Chaudhary says of the solar eclipse festival where he took this image. “There was so much to shoot: water, reflections, pilgrims, sadhus. I couldn’t resist. As a travel photographer I am able to capture a whole story in one frame, making the viewer feel the place.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2008
Date Uploaded: 11.2010
Photo Location: India
Camera: NIKON D3
Copyright: © Poras Chaudhary