Ganges River, India

Photograph by Joy Acharyya , Your Shot

These kids were playing in the Ganges River in Varanasi, India. The moment this kid saw me with my camera, she posed with the huge flag in her hand and made my day.

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? Looking at this picture I am reminded of childhood adventure stories, and I like the fact that this was captured right as the subject became aware of the photographer a salute to a fleeting moment. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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