Photo of the Day

a snowy fishing port
November 4, 2015

A Flurry of Activity

Your Shot community member Stian Servoss says this enchanting photo was taken on a day that actually began as a sunny one in Reine, a small fishing village in the Lofoten Islands in Norway. “I was about to pack my gear as it suddenly started snowing—a lot,” Servoss writes. “I ran down to some fishermen working at the docks to get a few shots of them as they were lifting containers of fish from their boat to land … All of a sudden, I noticed hundreds of birds.” The birds appear to be playing in the snowflakes—though they are more likely attracted to the day’s catch.

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Photograph by Stian Servoss, National Geographic Your Shot

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