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a Berber walking on a sand dune
November 3, 2015

Lead the Way

From his perch on a dromedary camel, Your Shot member Fabio Petti made this image of his guide leading him and his fellow travelers into the smooth Erg Chebbi sand dunes of Merzouga, Morocco. “The Berber you see in the picture was the chief of our expedition,” explains Petti. “[He] asked me to stay first, close to him. This gave me the chance to have only the desert and him in front of me.” After a nearly two-hour journey to their campsite, Petti snapped this photo just a few minutes before sunset.

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Photograph by Fabio Petti, National Geographic Your Shot

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