January 29, 2015

January 29, 2015

Fire Flies

Photograph by Hidenobu Suzuki, National Geographic Your Shot

“These homemade and handheld ‘pistol fireworks’ are used at the Gion Matsuri festival at the Yoshida Shrine in Toyohashi City, Japan,” writes Hidenobu Suzuki, who shared this picture with our Your Shot community. “The festival takes place on the third Friday in July.”

Suzuki’s picture recently appeared in Your Shot’s Daily Dozen.

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