April 20, 2014
Photograph by Jayanta Roy, National Geographic Your Shot
"I always like to travel in the Himalaya," says Your Shot contributor Jayanta Roy. "This photo is a previsualization; I had wanted to capture a rain of stars over Kanchenjunga for a long time, so I chose the location and timing, which is at almost midnight. It was bone-chilling, the wind was so strong and cold. The location is a tiny village called Lungtung in eastern India, population ten."
Roy took a few test shots and changed location a few times to add the tree and place Kanchenjunga exactly in the middle of the frame. The picture was recently published in the Your Shot Daily Dozen.
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