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the sunset in Oia, Greece
February 17, 2016

Painted Sky

While visiting Oia, on the Greek island of Santorini, Your Shot member Soroush Etemad was “mesmerized by [the] captivating beauty” of this sunset. Beneath a palette of orange and red, a large gathering of people stood on castle ruins to watch the sun go down over the Aegean Sea.

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Photograph by Soroush Etemad, National Geographic Your Shot
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