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a piece of ice washed up on Breidamerkursandur beach, Iceland
September 18, 2014


Hunched like an animal in repose, a large piece of ice catches the light at Breidamerkursandur, a black-sand beach in southeastern Iceland. Just after sunrise, Your Shot member Felix Inden had left behind a portion of the beach crowded with photo tours. “I just wanted to be alone and look at those waves, patterns, and ice,” he writes. This particular piece caught his eye quickly as he walked down the beach. “Somehow I felt that we were friends and called him Luigi.”

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

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Photograph by Felix Inden, National Geographic Your Shot

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