Devotees come together and try to form a human pyramid to break a clay pot containing turmeric mixed curd on the eve of the Hindu festival of Janmashtami in Mumbai (India). The person in this photograph climed up at apex and after a failed attempt to break the post with his bare hands, he finally broke it with a head bang.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | March 20
Award Score: 60 (Value 11, Clarity 11, Composition 16, Style 11, Skill 11)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Color Photography
Photograph Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra | India
Photographer: Sudeep Mehta (Mumbai, India)
Born and based in Mumbai, India, Sudeep Mehta is a freelance photographer working on contractual basis. He is specialized in events, weddings and portraits, and keeps his personal interest in photojournalism. He started his career as a film editor which later turned him into a documentary and short filmmaker. He has also worked on several environmental causes. Throughout his early career life, the common interest that always stayed was his passion for photography which lead him ultimately here.