Daily Archives: September 8, 2018

Black sand

Vík is a small village on the south coast of Iceland, famous for its black sand beach and for being the southernmost village in the country. The sand is black because it is formed from the volcanic rock that makes up most of the island.

(Sony A65, ISO 200, f/4, 18mm [27mm eq], 1/160s)

This photo was taken in October of 2013, on a very windy afternoon (as one can see from the spray over the waves).