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Black Beach

By RobboB  
Thank you everyone for the feedback on my Three Kings image and especially to Moira, Helen, Miejanjic, Stephen and Lillian for their UAs.

These are the stacks at the Black Beach near Vik. Its a dangerous beach to be on as every 10-15 waves are much bigger and go significantly further up the beach. I certainly got very drenched along with some unsuspecting Japanese photographers. My gear was okay fortunately as my camera and tripod stayed upright, i had planted it firmly in the sand, as i ran up the beach to no avail. The previous week some people lost their lives here. I heard about the 10-15 wave thing only afterwards as i went into the outdoor clothes shop in Vik to get new socks and the lady their told me about the dangers of the beach. "Black beach" in name, colour and nature methinks.

Tags: Iceland Landscape and travel Vik Black beach

Voters: bobpaige1, pdunstan_Greymoon, mordoyne and 30 more

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chataignier Plus
8 204 10 France
12 Mar 2016 4:03PM
Rather "other worldly", magnificent effect.

David GrinGrinGrin
sawsengee 15 6 40 Malaysia
12 Mar 2016 4:07PM
a surreal image with lovely slow wave movement & picture tone Smile
ColleenA Plus
9 500 7 Australia
12 Mar 2016 9:51PM
Similar to the stacks on the Great Ocean Road in Victoria Australia
A stunning shot in wonderful low light

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