October 9, 2015
Photograph by Marco Nuno Faria, National Geographic Your Shot
An immense wave crashes against the Felgueiras lighthouse in Porto, Portugal. Your Shot member Marco Nuno Faria says the image wasn’t easy to capture, but with some tenacity—and a bit of luck—the shot was his. “I studied the waves’ behavior for several days before this shot,” he writes, “and realized this spot was particularly interesting since I could, if I was lucky, get three simultaneous waves smashing into the breakwater. And I did it! But I had to wait for about two hours or a little more.”
Faria’s shot was recently featured in the Daily Dozen.
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