21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sandstorm hitting our camp 3

This is the moment when the sandstorm hit me and my neighborhood in Samara Camp. The sandstorm was moving so quickly, I knew it was dangerous but I realized it's a very important moment to capture and tell the world about, so part of me wanted to stay longer and capture it all.

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Date Taken: 06.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Tindouf, Algeria
Copyright: © Mohamed Sleiman Labat