Photo of the Day

April 27, 2019

Fantastic Falls

People living near the Bruarfoss waterfalls in Iceland were so tired of tourists crowding the area that they closed it off to traffic. Now, to see the site and get a photo, you have to walk about an hour from an official parking lot. "It is a blessing really," says Your Shot photographer Kai Hornung, "as it lets you enjoy the natural beauty without being tackled by other people." This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Kai Hornung, National Geographic Your Shot

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