12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A bright colored leaf is captured by spider webs at Dyke Marsh in Alexandria, Virginia.

A spider web spread between a piling and chain lining the boardwalk at Dyke Marsh in Alexandria, Virginia, has captured a bright red fall leaf for display. Dyke Marsh is a preserve on the Potomac River south of Alexandria. The boardwalk allows you to tour the marsh without impacting the plants and animals that thrive there.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3S
Copyright: © Terry Mitchell