February 17, 2016

Painted Sky

Photograph by Soroush Etemad, National Geographic Your Shot

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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20 comments
Anju Baby
Anju Baby

Beautiful colours, lovely lustre !

Daniel Cid
Daniel Cid

Beautiful shot. Congratulations.

Roxanne Kang
Roxanne Kang

I have never seen sky like this. It's amazing.


James Seith
James Seith

Stark whites, gorgeous blues, a bit of yellow-orange that nearly matches the sunset.  Wonderful image.

Chris Bradshaw
Chris Bradshaw

Ah, Santorini! The colours in this image are gorgeous. The Greek Isles really know how to turn on a sunset!

Claudia Ovard
Claudia Ovard

I love the stark cool white of most of the buildings against the warm tones of the sky.  Stunning and beautiful.

ethel wice
ethel wice

beautiful.I love Greece.great photo thanks

Elk B.
Elk B.

Santorini is one of the most beautiful isles of the world. Amazing colors! Love it.

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