18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Suspended Land

Water, falling free straigh to the sea. Cake-like basaltic sequences and fine green grass. An impossible place where people actually live. I had seen that place a couple of times thru screens. And getting there was, for me, a dream. After lots of planning and executing, there I was. Seeing the waterfall with my own eyes, then thru my bird's eyes, was like living that dream. The weather was just perfect, and I had plenty of time to try obsessively hundreds of different angles. The crazy thing is: most of them did work...

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Faroe Islands
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © Henrique Murta