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    After a 7km hike along a steep mountainside, I reached the edge of Vagar, one of the islands belonging to the Faroe Islands. Worth every step there and back. It makes you realize what we really are compared to these giant lands. Temporary occupants on a surface that will outlast us for generations to come. Time to connect with myself and with nature. To put all the hustle and bustle aside and hear my own voice for once.
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    Gary, this just further confirms that the Faroes are on the top of my list of places to visit. I feel you truly represented scale well in this image. By photographing your subject where you did, it creates a highlighted line through the cliffs and back to your subject. What a great photo to remind us the feeling of being so small!

    Becca Skinner
    Nat Geo Explorer
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    Date Taken: Jan 11, 2018
    Date Uploaded: Jan 12, 2018
    Location: Gásadalur, Vagar, Faroe Islands
    Camera: DJI FC6310
    Focal Length: 8.8 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/100 sec
    Aperture: f/8
    ISO: 100
    Copyright: © Gary Cummins
    Categories: Nature
    Assignments: Go Beyond, Visualizing Your Identity, The Trip That Changed My Life, We Are All Explorers
    Contests: 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year