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penguins in Antarctica
July 19, 2014

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"On my last day in Antarctica photographing emperor penguins at their nesting grounds, I came across this little hole (a little more than a foot across) in a small piece of blue ice," writes Keith Szafranski, a member of our Your Shot community. Originally hoping it would make a good frame for the landscape, Szafranski then saw a string of penguins moving toward it. "I stuck my camera with a wide-angle lens into the hole and waited."

Szafranski's picture recently appeared in the Your Shot assignment Embrace the Untamed.

This photo was submitted to Your Shot. Check out the new and improved website, where you can share photos, take part in assignments, lend your voice to stories, and connect with fellow photographers from around the globe.

Photograph by Keith Szafranski, National Geographic Your Shot

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