May 22, 2013

Ice-Skater, Sweden

Photograph by Patrik Stark, Your Shot

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We had been skating around in the thick fog in the Stockholm archipelago for a couple of hours one morning in April. It was totally windless and the only sounds were those of our skates and some birds in the open water near us. Tour skating on natural ice on the first of April is considered late in the season, so this was our last trip. Suddenly we saw it, the fogbow, and tried to catch it. —Patrik Stark

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27 comments
Shannon T
Shannon T

Looks like he's skating off into eternity. Very cool. Well done Patrik.

Victoria R.
Victoria R.

I looked at the picture and my eyes widdened. Purfect .

water bird
water bird

amazing photo.. feels like a hockey player ...racing towards an empty goal gate in the far distance, only it isn't, its a fogbow!  i didn't even know that such a word or element existed.. thank you for adding this to my vocabulary and for a beautiful capture!

MIN Yutong
MIN Yutong

so cool. I like the fogbow,it's amazing.

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