10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
A lone hiker viewed the path before him as the Milky Way rose in the night Sky. The towering Hoodoos stood high casting an immense silence in the canyon below.

A hiker looks onto the path before him in Bryce Canyon National Park in the middle of the night as the Milky Way stretches upward above. The photographer, who used a Sony A900, had been shooting the day’s solar eclipse.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2012
Date Uploaded: 11.2012
Photo Location: Utah, United States of America
Camera: DSLR-A900
Copyright: © Jason Hatfield