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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24 comments
Louie Liu
Louie Liu

Excellent indoor shot!!! Fantastic colors, details, and composition!!!  Well done!!!  Thanks for sharing!!! Louie

Susan Cannarella
Susan Cannarella

Beautiful light captured in this photo. Thanks for sharing.

ethel wice
ethel wice

a fantastic photo.The colors are exquisite.A very at peace photo.Thanks for sharing. 

Kim H.
Kim H.

Beautiful shot. Very comforting, relaxing 

Bapiraju Nandury
Bapiraju Nandury

Excellent composition.  Having a person stand there adds depth and scale to the pic.  Keep up the good job.

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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