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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
highlands

Unbelivable morning at the Old Man Of Storr. Really the only proper sunrise I had there. I arrvied at night and parked campervan at the car park. I was bit worried as it was my first time here and didn't know how will I get to the top in the darkness. Avarage hike is something like 45 min- 1 hour. It wasn't easy I have to say. When I was hiking up I saw colors glowing on the horizon I speeded up and got there in 35 min absolutely exhausted :) I still had about 1 hour to sunrise. It's funny when you walking there first time you don't know what to expect. I was standing beside stack and wasn't sure if this is what I am looking for. It's only when you walk pass it bit you recoginse shape you probably seen on some photos. I was first on site and it was really worth it as the moon was still on the sky and rising sun gave amazing colors to the place.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2017
Date Uploaded: 10.2017
Photo Location: United Kingdom
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © Pawel Zygmunt