October 6, 2015
Photograph by Fizza Verdinelli, National Geographic Your Shot
An “incredible mix of ingredients” came together to make this shot possible, writes Fizza Verdinelli, a member of our Your Shot community. Verdinelli had been on Mount Bromo in Java, Indonesia, during sunrise and had descended to find a unique sort of photographic opportunity. The men, he writes, were there “just to earn some easy money by helping tourists to hike the volcano, but they [were] so real and full of energy at the same time.” Rising fog, the low light of the sun, and the dust thrown up by the running horses presented an “amazing situation.”
Verdinelli’s shot was recently featured in the Daily Dozen.
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