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an abandoned torpedo station, Gdynia, Poland
May 6, 2015

Factory Setting

An abandoned World War II torpedo station appears suspended between a moody sky and a calm bay near Gdynia on the coast of Poland. Setting out from Warsaw, Your Shot member Trynidada drove through the night to catch the first light of sunrise—but as the sun came up, the weather turned dark. “The sky had this steel-like color, with just a hint of white clouds moving slowly on the horizon,” Trynidada writes. Trynidada’s image was recently featured in Your Shot’s Daily Dozen. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our storytelling community. Check out the new book Getting Your Shot for more photos, plus tips and creative insights from Nat Geo experts.
Photograph by Trynidada, National Geographic Your Shot

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