February 9, 2016

February 9, 2016

Rays of Color

Photograph by Miguel Quental, National Geographic Your Shot

Nasir al-Mulk, a traditional mosque in Shiraz, Iran, is known as the Pink Mosque for the use of pink tiles throughout its interior. Your Shot member Miguel Quental came across a moment splashed with much more than pink in this early morning shot in the mosque. “I went early in the morning so I could capture the natural light in its splendor,” Quental writes. “When I got inside I knew that [it] was a very special place; the colors and the energy flowing can make anyone feel [at] peace.”

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12 comments
nina kraft
nina kraft

very beautiful colors and composition!

beyhan bayhan
beyhan bayhan

This is the litteral definition of finding peace inside a jewel box. Nice shot

Chris Bradshaw
Chris Bradshaw

The colours and patterns mirrored on the different surfaces radiate a joyful energy.

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