How I got the shot: Prabir Mitra on capturing the spirit of Holi, the Hindu festival of spring

On his first assignment for National Geographic Traveller (UK) in 2019, the photographer captured the hues of India’s Holi festival, a time-honoured Hindu celebration of colour. Here, he discusses how the shoot unfolded behind the scenes.

CLOSED: The National Geographic Traveller (UK) Photography Competition 2021

The prestigious annual competition is back for its 10th year, with six categories and a selection of fantastic prizes. Have you got what it takes to win?

Photography Competition 2020: the shortlist is revealed

We present the finalists from the prestigious National Geographic Traveller Photography Competition, selected from more than 4,500 entries across four categories.

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