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    Sandstorm like this was once-twice in a year. The wind was throwing a plume of sand 20 meters off the top of the dune.The gusts that day were so strong that a park ranger decided to walk up the dune alone to check whether it would be safe for tourists to ascend. When the ranger walked back down to the group a gust swept up the dune and engulfed the ranger in stinging sand as I snapped this image. Singing sand dune, national Park Altyn-Emel, Kazakhstan 30.04.2017, 19:14. Reed more in comments
    Composition 12
    Lighting 6
    Creativity 3
    Story 7

    This image has a great use of space! I love how wide you went with the composition and the sand blowing by the subject adds some nice storytelling depth to the photograph.

    Ami Vitale
    National Geographic Photographer