Focal Point: Against the grain

  • Sammy Dallal / The National
  • Sammy Dallal / The National

August 21, 2013

Over the recent Eid Al Fitr holiday, staff photographer Sammy Dallal took this striking detail photograph of sand stuck to a young manís back at the beach. One can almost feel the grit of the sand and the heat of the day in the mesmerising, grainy patterns within this frame.

* Brian Kerrigan, photo editor