Daily Shot
Daily Shot is National Geographic Traveller India’s daily photo contest.
Krishna Shah photographs the Tent City in Dhordo, where most travellers put up during the Rann Utsav, for the ultimate luxury-meets-culture experience.
The Rann Utsav is instrumental for local artisans. Mahima Kapoor photographs one such crafts stall for today's daily shot.
Gaurav Pokale captures the verve of Rann Utsav through a colour-speckled milieu of visitors against the expansive white desert of Kutch.
For today's daily shot, Bipin Upadhyay photographs a group of women paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Sabarmati Ashram.
Parth Chhatrala's photo of the constant flurry of the Rann Utsav manages to portray perfectly, the many colours of Gujarat.
As a man and his camel embark on a stroll through the fading embers of a golden sunset, Krishna Shah captures the candid moment for today's daily shot.
Performers commemorate the opening ceremony of the International Kite Festival and welcome guests to Ahmedabad.
As dusk settles and the gates of Dandi Kutir close for visitors, Maharshi Shrimali hangs around to frame the symmetry of Gandhi museum's exterior.
A depiction of the key participants of the Dandi March helmed by Gandhi stands inside the Sabarmati Ashram.
Dressed in their traditional best, a group of girls participate in cultural performances at the opening ceremony of the International Kite Festival.
Travellers scurry around at the busy Rajkot Junction. Nischal Karkera pauses amidst the frenzy to snap a painting of Gandhi before boarding a train to Mumbai.
A silhouette of a caravan of camels juxtaposed with a melting sun at the Rann of Kutch is our entry for today's daily shot.
For today's daily shot, Mita Gajjar captures a busy day at the White Desert as tourists stream in for the annual Rann Utsav.
For today's daily shot, Devanshi Modha captures a caretaker looking after the day-to-day maintenance of the Sabarmati Ashram.
As kite flyers from over 40 countries graced Ahmedabad's International Kite Festival, Vikash Kumar and his partner caught the colours the kites painted in the sky for today's daily shot.
Capturing a candid shot of a little boy dawdling around the Sabarmati Ashram for today's daily shot, Bharath Muralidhar is reminded of his own carefree childhood days.
A clay model at the Gandhi Memorial Museum commemorates Mahatma Gandhi's Salt Satyagraha. For today's daily shot, Joy Macawn gives us a sneak peak of the same.
At the Rann Utsav, Vidyut Jauhari captured the intricate tattoos on a friendly camel for today's daily shot.
While ambling around the Tent City at Dhordo, one can come across the perfect backdrop for a photo-op.
It took at least half a dozen people to man this gigantic kite at the Kite Festival in Ahmedabad.
Headlights of a vehicle light up the white desert pathway of the Rann of Kutch. Nitish Waila captured today's daily shot on a full moon night in December.
Using in-camera double exposure for capturing biodiversity in a creative way, Trikansh Sharma photographed a group of flamingos at sunset in the Little Rann of Kutch.
The National Salt Satyagraha Memorial in Dandi is symbolic of the Salt March led by Mahatma Gandhi and 80 of his fellow Satyagrahis.
The white, glinting expanse of the Rann of Kutch is better enjoyed from the elevated View Point. Brijesh Dhobi captured festivalgoers at Rann Utsav for today's daily shot.
The International Kite Festival in Ahmedabad is a cultural extravaganza that draws people from all across the country. Deep Parikh captured a participant readying an eye-catching kite before it takes flight near the Sabarmati riverfront.
Very little compares to a perfect evening at the White Desert in Kutch. Gursimran Basra captures some blue skies and conversations at the idyllic location for today's Daily Shot.
A flock of whistling ducks take flight in Kheda.
A boy peeps out of a window at Sarkhej Roza in Makarba, a small town near Ahmedabad.
A herd of black bucks playfully jump over each other at the Black Buck National Park in Velavadar.
The tribal community in the Kavant village of Gujarat celebrate a day of fun and frolic at the annual Gher fair.
Shaban Khan photographs two black bucks running in perfect synchronisation at the Blackbuck National Park in Velavadar.
A flock of sheep tail a Rabari shepherd of a semi-nomadic tribe, eight kilometres from Porbandar.
Two women stroll through the lanes of Sidhpur festooned with multi-hued Bohra mansions.
Sudama Setu, a pedestrian bridge connecting Dwarka with Panchnad, overlooks Gomti river.
Tourists are rewarded with glimpses of the intermediate egret on a sunrise boat ride at Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary.
In Banaskantha, milkmen leave their homes early in the morning to deposit milk at Banas Dairy.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Dholavira bears witness to the remains of the Harappan civilisation.
Located near Ahmedabad, Shree Swaminarayan Mandir in Kalupur is the first temple of Swaminarayan Sampraday.
A cub and its mother share a heartwarming moment in the Gir National Park.
A rainy day in the Rann of Kutch creates an almost mirror effect.
A leopard prowls the Gir Forest National Park after a leisurely drink from a puddle of water.
A busy afternoon in the Bajarangdas Bapa temple in Bagdana.
Four times the size of Buckingham Palace, Vadodara’s Lukshmi Vilas Palace stands on a 500-acre property and is India’s largest private residence.
A flock of flamingos hunt for food at the Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary near Ahmedabad.
A performance of “Mashaal Raas", a form of garba that uses fire-torches, takes place in Jamnagar.
A man and his camel watch a golden sunset in the White Desert of the Rann of Kutch.
A lioness and her cub take an afternoon nap in the Gir National Park.
A woman offers her prayers at the Shri Swaminarayan Temple in Bhuj.
The sacred, small town of Sidhpur is a colourful reminder of Gujarat's history.
Gujarat's Siddi tribe puts up a searing performance at the Rann Utsav.

An endearing moment between two desert foxes in the Rann of Kutch.

Made of yellow sandstone, Jama Masjid in Ahmedabad dates back to the 15th century.
Amid the thousand activities making up the Rann Utsav, two travellers take a peaceful camel ride in the salt desert in Rann Of  Kutch at sunset.
In Gujarat's sleepy village of Bajana, a Kutchi vendor selling local handicrafts poses for today's daily shot. Nivedana Jalan captures Colours of Gujarat in this striking portrait.
A treasure trove of unique wildlife, every corner of #Gujarat is an encounter with nature. Antara Sharma captures today's daily shot of pelicans standing in startling uniformity at Dasada, in Little Rann of Kutch.
We kick off our Daily Shot contest with a picture of the 15th-century Adalaj Ni Vav, a tourist magnet, which lies in a village close to Ahmedabad.
Gujarat's vibrancy can be seen in this unassuming shot of women in a village near Bhuj.
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Food trails are recipes to flavour a lifetime. For our next #DailyShot contest, we invite you to share photographs of tantalising regional treats that best represent regional fare all over the world. It could be a fiery preparation of katla fish served on a banana leaf at a hole-in-the-wall restaurant in Karnataka, Galician-style tuna empanadas in Spain, a humble portion of siddu with a side serve of mountain views in Himachal Pradesh, delish Mexican pozole or festive-special roasted silkworms found only in Guwahati. No cuisine is off the table. Send us your entries with #GlocalGrub in the subject line on contest@natgeotraveller.in
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