Photo of the Day

waves crashing on a beach in Iceland
June 12, 2013

Waves, Iceland

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos This is a one-second exposure of the trails left by a crashing wave over small icebergs on Jökulsárlón beach; I think it looks a bit like an octopus. This photo and caption were submitted to the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. Have photos of your own travels you would like to submit? Enter today! See our editors' picks » Vote for your favorites » Browse all entries »
Photograph by Sophie Carr

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